Reynoldstown Historic District Historical

Reynoldstown Historic District Historical (HM1V8P)

Location: Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Forsyth County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 6.196', W 80° 13.346'

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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 African-Americans just to the north resulted in a shift from white to black renters within one year. Although intended as a rent-to-own program, most home sales in Reynoldstown were made after 1937, and predominantly to African-Americans. New houses built on side lots created a pattern of alternating ca. 1920 and 1940 houses that reflects the progression from renters to homeowners and from white housing to African-American. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.
HM NumberHM1V8P
Year Placed2014
Placed ByWinston-Salem Historic Marker Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 569989 N 3995682
Decimal Degrees36.10326667, -80.22243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 6.196', W 80° 13.346'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 6' 11.76" N, 80° 13' 20.76" W
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Area Code(s)336
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801 N Cameron Ave, Winston-Salem NC 27101, US
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