Consolidation of Winston & Salem Historical

Consolidation of Winston & Salem Historical (HM1V4K)

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

N 36° 5.677', W 80° 14.736'

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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 50¼ acres immediately north of Salem to establish the county seat. The new town was named Winston in 1851. The towns grew into one urban area and began to coordinate municipal services for their respective populations. On March 18, 1913, voters in Winston and Salem approved consolidation under a single municipal government. The union created the City of Winston-Salem, and became effective May 9, 1913.
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HM NumberHM1V4K
Year Placed2013
Placed ByWinston-Salem Historic Marker Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 17th, 2016 at 9:06am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees36.09461667, -80.24560000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 5.677', W 80° 14.736'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 5' 40.62" N, 80° 14' 44.16" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)336
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 177-199 1st St W, Winston-Salem NC 27101, US
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