Colored Baptist Orphanage Home

Colored Baptist Orphanage Home (HM17B5)

Location: Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Forsyth County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 3.701', W 80° 13.252'

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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 Clemmonsville Road. The boys dormitory was later built near the corner of Moravia and Burgandy Streets. Consisting of a 28-acre campus, the orphanage maintained a farm and sponsored a band. When city civic clubs took over the operation of the orphanage in 1923, it became the Memorial Industrial School. In 1929, the institution moved north of Winston-Salem and the Bellview campus was closed and demolished.
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HM NumberHM17B5
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Year Placed2005
Placed ByWinston-Salem Historic Marker Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 1:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 570167 N 3991070
Decimal Degrees36.06168333, -80.22086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 3.701', W 80° 13.252'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 3' 42.06" N, 80° 13' 15.12" W
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Area Code(s)336, 704
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 859-899 Moravia St, Winston-Salem NC 27107, US
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