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Historical Markers in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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Winston-Salem is the county seat for Forsyth County
Winston-Salem is in Forsyth County
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1North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 1 — "Log House" — ca. 1816
A Federal House later modified in the Greek-Revival style. Research currently being conducted to prepare building as an exhibition of Historical Restorations.Map (db m162108) HM
2North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — (Former) Atkins High School
Named for prominent local African-American education pioneer, Dr. Simon Green Atkins, Atkins High School was designed by Harold Macklin in the Classical Revival style and constructed 1930-1931. Atkins was the first school in Winston-Salem built as a . . . Map (db m83275) HM
3North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 1753 Great Philadelphia Wagon Road
The most heavily traveled in Colonial America passed near here, linking areas from The Great Lakes to Augusta, GA. Laid out on animal and Native American Trading & Warrior Paths. Indian treaties aming NY, PA, VA and the Iroquois League of Five . . . Map (db m52540) HM
4North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 26th N.C. Regimental Band — 1862-1865
Organized in Salem, NC, March 1862, with members from local Moravian congregations. This volunteer Confederate band provided morale-building music for southern troops in many of the major campaigns during the War Between the States. The band was . . . Map (db m52153) HM
5North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — African-American West End Area
The neighborhood formerly located on the site of the baseball stadium was a noteworthy African-American area. It was established on land originally owned by Nathaniel T. Watkins, a local merchant. By the early 1900s, the area functioned as part of . . . Map (db m52152) HM
6North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — B.F. Huntley Furniture Co.
Benjamin F. Huntley established the B.F. Huntley Furniture Co. and began manufacturing furniture on this site in 1906. A small building on this corner housed the office, and the factory extended north and east. An active Baptist, Mr. Huntley donated . . . Map (db m140219) HM
7North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Belews Street Neighborhood
The Belews Street neighborhood developed ca. 1900 and largely stood where present-day U.S. 52 and Business 40 intersect. By the early 1940s, the mixed-race neighborhood became one of predominantly working-class African-Americans, many of whom were . . . Map (db m98778) HM
8North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-41 — Bethabara
First settlement by Moravians in North Carolina, 1753; known also as Old Town. Church erected 1788. Town is 1 mile N.E.Map (db m88510) HM
9North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Boulders' House Lighting Project — Old Salem Museums & Gardens — Salem, NC, 1766-2016 —
As part of the 250th anniversary of Salem celebration, Old Salem Museums & Gardens collaborated with Norman Coates and Jack Miller of the UNC School of the Arts to create this lighting project on the site of the Builders' House, the first building . . . Map (db m172154) HM
10North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Builders' House — Archaeological Site — Old Salem Museums & Gardens —
On January 6, 1766, a dozen brethren came from nearby Bethabara and Bethania to the site chosen for the new Moravian town of Salem. That afternoon they felled trees to build a one-story log structure, known as the "Builders' House," for shelter . . . Map (db m172153) HM
11North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Calvin H. Wiley School
Calvin Henderson Wiley (1819-1887) was a lawyer, author, legislator, minister, and champion of public education. Wiley became North Carolina's first Superintendent of Common Schools in 1853 and remained in that position until 1865. In 1869, he moved . . . Map (db m98784) HM
12North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Carver High School
Since 1936, Carver High School has been a source of pride, accomplishment and enthusiasm for Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. It was the first high school to serve African-American students outside the Winston-Salem city limits, who otherwise would . . . Map (db m52750) HM
13North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — City Hall
Completed in 1926, City Hall has been the seat of Winston-Salem's government since its construction. An integral part of Winston-Salem's downtown streetscape, City Hall was designed by the local architectural firm of Northup and O'Brien. City Hall . . . Map (db m51721) HM
14North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Colored Baptist Orphanage Home
A significant feature of the Bellview neighborhood, the Colored Baptist Orphanage Home opened in 1905 and was the only African-American orphanage in North Carolina. About 1919, the organization moved from a nearby farm house to a new building on . . . Map (db m63744) HM
15North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Commemorating the Original Krispy Kreme Doughnut Shop
Founded by Vernon Rudolph July 13, 1937 534 South Main Street Winston-Salem, North Carolina Map (db m172055) HM
16North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 6 — Community and Medical Gardens — (Reconstructions) — 1759 and 1761 —
The only known well-documented Colonial Community Garden and the earliest known well-documented Colonial Medical Garden in the United States.Map (db m53102) HM
17North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Consolidation of Winston and Salem
First Street marks the former boundary of Salem and Winston. Salem was founded in 1766 as the central congregational town for the Moravian Church in North Carolina. In 1849, when Forsyth County was formed, the Moravian Church sold 50Ό acres . . . Map (db m98796) HM
18North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Daniel Boone Trail
In Memory of Trail Maker Hunter and Pioneer DANIEL BOONE Who Hunted Fished and Fought in the Streams and Forests of this and Adjoining Counties During the Middle of the 18th Century --- This Monument is erected by the . . . Map (db m53726) HM
19North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Daniel Boone Trail
Daniel Boone lived 18 miles S.W. His Parents are buried 13 miles S.W. --.-- Here Passes the Trace of the Old Plank Road, The Fayetteville and Western, Chartered 1848 --.-- This Memorail Erected by the Boone Trail Highway . . . Map (db m98651) HM
20North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Davy House (1835) — Archaeological Site — Old Salem Museums & Gardens —
An enslaved African American named David (also known as Davy) lived in a house built here on Lot 7 in 1835. David was purchased by the Wachovia Administration in 1805, eventually becoming the servant of the Administrator, Rev. Ludwig von . . . Map (db m172141) HM
21North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Depot Street Graded School Site
When built in 1887, the Depot Street Graded School was the largest and most important public school for African-Americans in North Carolina. Education pioneer, Dr. Simon Green Atkins, came to Winston as principal of the school in 1890. Under Atkins' . . . Map (db m63688) HM
22North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Downtown North Historic District
The Downtown North Historic District is an area of commercial buildings that developed during the early part of the 20th century. Located north of Winston-Salem's central business district, the district served as the working person's downtown, where . . . Map (db m51973) HM
23North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Earline King — May 11, 1913 - June 27, 2011 — Winston-Salem Distinguished Women In The Arts —
The work of this prolific Winston-Salem sculptor is exhibited in international galleries. During her career, Earline Health King completed 345 private commissions and public art works including statues of Bowman Gray, Dr. Simon Green Atkins and a . . . Map (db m172164) HM
24North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — East Winston Library
In April of 1953, three African—American physicians and their wives, Dr. H. Darius and Laney Malloy, Dr. H. Rembert and Elaine Malloy, and Dr. J. Charles and Beatrice Jordan offered to the city a site for the new African-American branch . . . Map (db m98989) HM
25North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Easton Neighborhood
Easton is a post-World War II subdivision built in 1949 to ease Winston-Salem's housing shortage. The GI Bill of 1944, which guaranteed low-interest home loans for veterans, promoted the construction of houses in new subdivisions and on vacant lots . . . Map (db m100413) HM
26North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Emancipation in Salem — "Henceforward Shall Be Free"
In the opening year of the Civil War, the church behind you (now St. Philips Moravian) was constructed for enslaved and free black Moravians. Its cornerstone was laid on August 24, 1861, and it was consecrated on December 15. It replaced an . . . Map (db m172121) HM
27North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — First Baptist Church
The Rev. George Washington Holland organized First Baptist Church, the first African-American Baptist church in Winston. On July 23, 1879, the congregation purchased the property on this corner from the United Brethren of Salem, dedicating a wooden . . . Map (db m172158) HM
28North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — First Official 4th of July Celebration in the United States
. . . Map (db m54485) HM
29North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — First Sit-In Victory In North Carolina
On February 8, 1960, Carl Wesley Matthews began the city's sit-in demonstration alone at lunch counters near this site and was soon joined by students from Winston-Salem Teachers College, Atkins High School, and Wake Forest College. The nonviolent . . . Map (db m16905) HM
30North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 7 — First Village — (Reconstruction) — July 1754 —
The original frontier settlement of the 15 single brothers who arrived from Bethlehem, PA on November 17, 1753 They travelled on the nearby Great Philadelphia Wagon Road.Map (db m53103) HM
31North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Five Row at Reynolda
Five Row was community of African-American farmworkers and their families who worked at Reynolda, the estate of Katharine and R.J. Reynolds. First occupied in 1916, it began as two rows of five cottages and gardens that fronted an unpaved road along . . . Map (db m99309) HM
32North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Flonnie T. Anderson — March 15, 1930 — Winston-Salem Distinguished Women In The Arts —
She used theatre to break area racial barriers. Flonnie Anderson formed the Community Players Guild (1952), the first Black community theatre troupe in the South. Later she expanded it to Flonnie Anderson Theatrical Association . . . Map (db m172160) HM
33North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Former Dividing Line Between Winston and Salem
Former Dividing Line Between Winston and Salem Towns Consolidated May 13, 1913Map (db m54635) HM
34North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Fourteenth Street Elementary School
Former Site Of Fourteenth Street Elementary School 1922 - 1973 Map (db m140224) HM
35North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Fourteenth Street School
In 1922, the 14th Street School was built on this corner as a Colored Graded School. The four-story, Classical Revival style facility was located in the prominent African-American E. 14th Street neighborhood, and was soon expanded with a . . . Map (db m140223) HM
36North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-65 — Fraternity Church of the Brethren
Oldest German Baptist (Dunker) congregation in North Carolina. Est. ca. 1775 near Muddy Creek, one mile south.Map (db m51880) HM
37North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-63 — Friedberg Church
Moravian. Begun in 1759, organized in 1773; first church and school built in 1769. Third structure, 1825; located 1.6 mi. W.Map (db m51881) HM
38North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Garden on the Triebel Lot — Old Salem Museums & Gardens — 1766 —
This garden presents a design inspired by early kitchen garden at Bethabara, the first Moravian town in Wachovia. In 1759, Moravian surveyor Philip Christian Gottlieb Reuter recorded Der Up-Land Gartten, or the Upland Garden (see image . . . Map (db m172056) HM
39North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 4 — Gemeinhaus — 1788
The only German Colonial Church with attached living quarters remaining in the United States. Moravian Wachovia tract leader Frederic Marshall designed building.Map (db m162109) HM
40North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — George Black House and Brickyard
This was the home and brickyard of the nationally-known brickmaker George H. Black from 1934 until his death in 1980 at the age of 101. Black, the son of former slaves, came Winston-Salem as a child. He worked for the Hedgecock and Hime Brickyard, . . . Map (db m52674) HM
41North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — George Henry Black Memorial — Master Brickmaker — 1879-1980 —
Honoring his contribution to the architectural beauty of his community and historic sites throughout America.Map (db m52675) HM
42North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Happy Hill
Happy Hill has played a prominent role in the life of Winston-Salem's African American community since the early years of the 19th century, when it was home to slaves on a farm serving the Moravian town of Salem. The first school for . . . Map (db m52814) HM
43North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Happy Hill Overlook
Many African Americans sought to have their own homes after Emancipation. Although in Salem white landowners sold a few lots to people of color, Moravian Church leaders, under pressure from residents who feared black encroachment, rejected . . . Map (db m172125) HM
44North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Herbst Shop on Lot 33 (1829) — Archaeological Site — Old Salem Museums & Gardens —
In 1821, the newly married Salem saddler Heinrich (Henry) Herbst moved from the Single Brothers' House to the house he built here on Lot 33 (to your left). Like other artisans in town, Herbst both lives and worked in his house; however, while many . . . Map (db m172151) HM
45North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 2 — Herman Buttner House — 1803
Distiller's house rebuilt from materials of the 1779 House and Distillery, which burned in 1802. Only Distiller's house in Forsyth County.Map (db m53092) HM
46North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Historic Bethabara Park 1753 — (Community Garden)
Welcome to the Historic Bethabara Park Community Garden. Restored in 1990, this garden is the only well-documented colonial community garden in America. The original frontier garden of the Moravian settlers was established in 1754 to nourish the . . . Map (db m54352) HM
47North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Historic Hanestown
In 1902, Pleasant Henderson Hanes established a knitting company on Stratford Road, initially producing cotton-ribbed men's underwear. He partnered with his sons P. Huber Hanes and William M. Hanes to operate the business, which encompasses a second . . . Map (db m140053) HM
48North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Historic Happy Hill Path
Used in the 19th century to connect St. Philips Moravian Church in Salem to the African American community at Happy Hill.Map (db m172126) HM
49North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Historic Scaffold System
"Father sent in his three boys Ellis, Charles, and Jim to help cut scaffold poles." From the diary of Salem's Francis Fries, April 17, 1849
Sockets carved into the painted walls of a cave in France supported the . . . Map (db m172066) HM
50North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Home Moravian Church
Home Moravian Church is an active Christian congregation. Our mission statement, "Fulfilling Christ's call to love God, live in community, and serve our neighbor," describes the role of Home Church within its community and the world. The . . . Map (db m172137) HM
51North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Hotel Zinzendorf
Opening in May 1892, the Hotel Zinzendorf was a resort hotel developed by the West End Hotel and Land Company. The hotel was a venture by local business leaders to add tourism to a booming industrial, and largely tobacco-based, economy. Designed by . . . Map (db m51983) HM
52North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Kate Bitting Reynolds Memorial Hospital
The 1938 Kate Bitting Reynolds Memorial Hospital was the first facility offering comprehensive medical care and professional medical education for African-Americans in Winston-Salem. Prompted by petitions to Mayor W.T. Wilson, William Neal Reynolds . . . Map (db m98990) HM
53North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 3 — Krause-Butner Pottery Shop — 1782
The oldest brick house in Forsyth County. Built by Johannes Schaub, Jr., as a Home and Dyer Shop. Sold to Gottlob Krause for home and pottery in 1789. John Butner purchased Home and Pottery in 1802.Map (db m53094) HM
54North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Last Burials in the Parish Graveyard
Archaeologists have located 28 of the graves in the original Parish Graveyard. Rebecca Hill was the last person buried in the Parish Graveyard, prior to the racial segregation of Salem cemeteries in 1816. Rebecca was born on January 23, 1772 and . . . Map (db m172104) HM
55North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Lewis Hege (1840-1918) — African American Heritage Site — Old Salem Museums & Gardens —
When George and Mary Catherine Hege move to the house at Lot 101 in 1851, they brought with them at least two enslaved African Americans, including Lewis, who had been born in 1840 at the Hege grist and saw mill outside of Salem. Lewis likely . . . Map (db m172101) HM
56North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Lloyd Presbyterian Church
The congregation of Lloyd Presbyterian Church was formed in the 1870s as part of a national movement by Northern missionaries to establish African-American Presbyterian churches in the South. Lloyd Presbyterian Church's current building was . . . Map (db m51974) HM
57North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Loesch House Site (1789) — Archaeological Site — Old Salem Museums & Gardens —
Presently sealed under the Old Salem Visitor Center driveway and parking lot are the archaeological remains of the 1789 Abraham Loesch House, examined in 1999. The house stood with its side to Walnut Street, here paved in brick. A well was dug at . . . Map (db m172054) HM
58North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Lowman Pauling & The "5" Royales
The "5" Royales – Winston-Salem natives Lowman Pauling, Obadiah Carter, James Moore, Johnny Tanner, Otto Jeffries, and Jeffries' successor Eugene Tanner – climbed the R&B charts in the 1950s with songs written by Pauling, including the . . . Map (db m140221) HM
59North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Maynard Field
Operating from 1919 until the mid-1930's, Maynard Field was the first commercial airfield in North Carolina. The airfield was named for Lt. Belvin W. Maynard, a North Carolina native and pioneer aviator. In October 1919, the Winston-Salem Board of . . . Map (db m52852) HM
60North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-105 — N.C. Federation of Women's Clubs
Volunteer service group promoted suffrage, education, and other social, cultural causes. Founded 1902 one-half mi. SE.Map (db m51714) HM
61North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Nell Davis Britton — February 24, 1938 — Winston-Salem Distinguished Women In The Arts —
This award-winning poetry slam artist is known for telling powerful stories of human struggles and triumphs. She competed nationally and in the late 1990's captured a championship in the Southern Fried Regional Poetry Slam Festival. Britton . . . Map (db m172162) HM
62North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — New Bethel Baptist Church
In 1890, New Bethel Baptist Church was organized by the Reverend George Holland, a minister from Danville, Virginia. The congregation first met in the Trade Street home of John Lee and his wife, Alice Snow Lee. The 25-member congregation later . . . Map (db m98783) HM
63North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Nissen Building
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m187659) HM
64North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-71 — Nissen Wagon Works
Begun in 1834 by John Nissen. By 1919, fifty wagons a day were produced. Sold in 1925. Was located here.Map (db m52203) HM
65North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-83 — North Carolina School of the Arts
Est. 1963; opened 1965. First state-supported school for performing arts in U.S. A campus of The University of North Carolina since 1971.Map (db m54390) HM
66North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Odd Fellows Cemetery
The Odd Fellows Cemetery is believed to have started in 1911 by the Twin City Lodge and the Winston Star Lodge, both African-American fraternal organizations. The Odd Fellows Cemetery is one of Winston-Salem's oldest African-American graveyards . . . Map (db m52623) HM
67North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Ogburn Station
In 1800, Edmund Ogburn arrived in North Carolina from Pennsylvania and purchased 51 acres north of Salem from the Moravians. Ogburn and his descendants, who expanded the family property, were among North Carolina's first tobacco farmers. By 1840, . . . Map (db m100412) HM
68North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — O'Hanlon's Office Building
O'Hanlon's Office Building placed on The National Register Of Historic Places built 1915 rehabilitated 1985 by Aaron Group Map (db m99669) HM
69North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Old Salem Historic District
Old Salem Historic District has been designated a National Historic Landmark This district possesses national significance as an exceptional reflection of the culture of German immigrants who established the theocratically . . . Map (db m172063) HM
70North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Our Confederate Dead
[Front] Erected by the James B. Gordon Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy October 1905 Winston-Salem, N.C. [Back] "Sleeping, but glorious, Dead in Fame's portal, Dead, but victorious, Dead, but . . . Map (db m55494) HM
71North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — 5 — Palisade Fort — 1756-1763 — (Reconstructed) —
The only French and Indian War Fort in the Southeast reconstructed on its original site. This five-sided palisade was built around the central part of the community for protection from Indian aggression. A second fort was located at the Mill Site on . . . Map (db m162107) HM
72North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Pfafftown
The farming community of Pfafftown was settled on the west bank of Muddy Creek around the farm of Peter Pfaff Sr., who purchased the land in 1784. In the mid- to late-1800s, several houses in the Greek Revival and other popular styles were built, . . . Map (db m99753) HM
73North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Phi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated
Phi Omega was established in 1924 as the first graduate chapter in North Carolina of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the nation's oldest African-American sorority. Members have built a legacy of "Service to All Mankind", including . . . Map (db m172156) HM
74North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Polo Fields At Reynolda
In 1923. Katharine Smith Reynolds built a forty-five acre polo complex for the newly formed Winston-Salem Polo Team. The team competed throughout the Southeast and included members of the Hanes, Reynolds, and Chatham families. The complex was part . . . Map (db m135928) HM
75North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Pottery Kilns on Lot 38 — Archaeological Site — Old Salem Museums & Gardens —
Though Salem's main pottery shop and kiln were located across the street on Lots 48 and 49, potters fired some of their most innovative work here on Lot 38. Once a vacant lot used for storage by the town's first master potter, Gottfried Aust, Lot . . . Map (db m172145) HM
76North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Pythian Hall
Pythian Hall was constructed at this site in 1902 in a prominent African-American community. The three-story brick building housed the Prince Hall Mason's and the Knights of Pythias on the second and third floors. These fraternal organizations . . . Map (db m98782) HM
77North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-72 — R. J. Reynolds — 1850-1918
Founder of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. In 1875 built his first factory in Winston. Grave 1 block E.Map (db m51716) HM
78North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium
R. J. Reynolds High School and Auditorium were designed by Charles Barton Keen in the Neo-Classical Revival style and completed in 1923-1924. Made possible through the philanthropy of Katherine Smith Reynolds, wife of R. J. Reynolds, the complex is . . . Map (db m51984) HM
79North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — R.J.R. Labor Strikes
The R.J.R. Factory 64 is one of the local sites where large labor strikes occurred. The first took place in 1943 after a factory worker died on the job. Several hundred female workers, primarily African-American, began an immediate strike that . . . Map (db m98776) HM
80North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Reich-Hege House Site (1830-1922)
This exhibit represents the partial faηade of the Reich-Hege house as it appeared in the mid-1800s. Built in 1830, the house stood until 1922. Archaeological excavations, written records, and photographic evidence have helped clarify the . . . Map (db m172102) HM
81North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Reich-Hege Lot (1830) — Archaeological Site — Old Salem Museums & Gardens —
This is the cellar hole of the Reich-Hege house excavated by Old Salem Department of Archaeology in 2005-2006. Shoemaker Emanuel Reich built a house with a shop here on Lot 101 in 1830. The traditional German Moravian house form was built in frame . . . Map (db m172073) HM
82North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Reynolda Historic District
The Reynolda Historic District was part of the country estate developed from 1912-1919 by Richard Joshua Reynolds and his wife, Katherine Smith Reynolds. Financed by the enormous wealth generated by Reynolds' tobacco industry, the estate was a farm . . . Map (db m51370) HM
83North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-54 — Reynolda House
Built in 1917 by founder of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. Dedicated 1965 as center for advancement of arts and higher education.Map (db m31617) HM
84North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Reynoldstown Historic District
In 1919, the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company built this neighborhood of bungalows to ease a housing shortage. Initially, a majority of the development was designated for Reynolds's white employees. The 1931 construction of Atkins High School for . . . Map (db m98988) HM
85North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Richard Joshua Reynolds — 1850 - 1918
In 1875 this young Virginian aged 24 rode into Winston in search of a town in which to build his first tobacco factory. Through the generosity of the citizens of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County this memorial has been erected to honor a . . . Map (db m51717) HM
86North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-38 — Robert B. Glenn — 1854-1920
Governor, 1905-1909; legislator. Champion of Prohibition and of railroad regulation. Home stood 1 block W.Map (db m31615) HM
87North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-86 — Robert M. Hanes — 1890-1959
Banker. Economic adviser to post-World War II Europe. A founder of the Research Triangle Park. Home was 50 yds. W.Map (db m31616) HM
88North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Rosemary Harris — September 19, 1927 — Winston-Salem Distinguished Women In The Arts —
An international film, television and award-winning Broadway actress. At 25, Rosemary Harris dazzled Broadway audiences in the 1952 production of Climate of Eden. Some of her most notable works include The Seven Year Itch, Eleanor of . . . Map (db m172161) HM
89North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Rt. Rev. Edw. Rondthaler, D.D.
This building is erected to the Glory of the Triune God and in memory of Rt. Rev. Edw. Rondthaler, D.D. Pastor of the Home Church 1877 to 1908 Member of Provincial Elders Conference 1880 President of Provincial Elders . . . Map (db m172138) HM
90North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Safe Bus Company
The Safe Bus Company was chartered in 1926, when several small "jitney" services merged their operations to better serve Winston-Salem's African-American citizens. With the motto "safety and service," Safe Bus Company eventually employed more than . . . Map (db m51971) HM
91North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — J-106 — Salem Academy and College
Moravian settlers in 1772 founded a school for girls, now a liberal arts college & academy. Campus is 1/2 mi. N.E.Map (db m52136) HM
92North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Salem and the "Farmer's Railroad" — Old Salem Museums & Gardens — 1766 —
Between 1854 and 1862, the economic and communication needs of Salem were met by the Fayetteville and Western Plank Road. Stretching 129 miles from Fayetteville, the head of navigation on the Cape Fear River, to the Moravian village of . . . Map (db m172071) HM
93North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Salem Concert Hall
Site of Salem Concert Hall in which were held the First Courts of Forsyth County 1848 - 1850Map (db m54259) HM
94North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Salem Cotton Manufacturing Company and Arista Cotton Mill
Known also as the Fries Mill Complex, the former Salem Cotton Manufacturing Company and Arista Cotton Mill is the oldest physical reminder of the textile industry in Winston-Salem. Completed in 1836, the Salem Cotton Manufacturing Company was . . . Map (db m51815) HM
95North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Salem Moravian Graveyard — "God's Acre"
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96North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Salem Moravian Graveyard
The Moravian Graveyard is still known fondly by the old Germanic name of "God’s Acre" (Gottesacker). This burial ground is characterized by its simplicity and uniformity. As the name implies, this is a field where the bodies are "sown as perishable . . . Map (db m54684) HM
97North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Salem Square — Old Salem Museums & Gardens — 1766 —
From the inception of a town plan for Salem, a square, or central green, was to serve as a focus for the community. Institutional buildings, including the church, schools, and store, were to be placed around the Square, and it was planned to be . . . Map (db m172065) HM
98North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Salem Town Hall
The Salem Town Hall was Salem's last municipal building before the Town's consolidation with Winston in 1913. The last of Salem's town halls to remain standing, the building was designed by the prominent local architect Willard C. Northup and . . . Map (db m51720) HM
99North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Salem Waterworks
In 1771, the Moravian Town of Salem completed construction of one of the first public waterworks systems in the American Colonies. Tapping natural springs located nearby, the system used bored logs, joined and buried underground, to deliver the . . . Map (db m51982) HM
100North Carolina (Forsyth County), Winston-Salem — Schmidt Blacksmith Shop (1768) — Archaeological Site — Old Salem Museums & Gardens —
A blacksmith shop and house were built here on Lot 47 in 1768. Though other houses built in Salem at this time were half-timbered structures, this one was built of logs, which were eventually covered with clapboards. The house as one-and-a-half . . . Map (db m172146) HM

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