West Salem Historic District

West Salem Historic District (HMZ77)

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

N 36° 4.96', W 80° 15.03'

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The West Salem Historic District recognizes West Salem's importance in the development of Salem and the growth of Winston-Salem. The neighborhood initially was settled as farms on "outlots" serving Salem during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. During the early 20th century, West Salem became associated with the industrialization of Winston-Salem and its resulting suburban expansion. The district features an impressive collection of architectural styles, from mid 19th century Greek Revival and Picturesque-influenced buildings to a large collection of Craftsman-style bungalows. West Salem's period of significance is ca. 1865-1857. In 2005 the district was listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
HM NumberHMZ77
Placed ByWinston-Salem Historic Marker Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 2:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 567480 N 3993377
Decimal Degrees36.08266667, -80.25050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 4.96', W 80° 15.03'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 4' 57.60" N, 80° 15' 1.80" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801-807 Granville Dr SW, Winston-Salem NC 27101, US
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