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History of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Winston-Salem was created when the two towns Winston and Salem combined.

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  • 1854 - Winston
    Winston, a thriving post-village, capital of Forsyth co., North Carolina, 120 miles W. by N. from Raleigh, is separated from Salem by a single...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Winston
    Winston, a city, the capital of Forsyth co., N.C., in Winston township, contiguous to Salem, about 27 miles W. of Greensborough, and 35 miles N.N.E....Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Winston, a city and capital of Forsyth co., N.C, 30 miles W. of Greensboro, on the Norfolk and Western and the Southern Rs., is contiguous to Salem,...Read MORE...


  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
    "The Big Coffee Pot"
    One of the City's Old Landmarks, Winston-Salem, N.C.
    Postcard
  • News 1924 - June 24 - Six men at a rock quarry south of Winston-Salem, NC, sought shelter from a thunderstorm.
    The structure chosen contained a quantity of dynamite. Lightning struck a near-by tree causing the dynamite to explode. The men were killed...Read MORE...


  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Fourth Street showing Carolina Hotel, Winston-Salem, N.C.
    Postcard
  • Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
    The Nissen Building, Winston-Salem, N.C.
    Postcard
  • 1968 - SIX ARE KILLED IN CRASH IN WINSTON-SALEM AREA.
    Winston - Salem (AP) - Six people were killed Saturday when a new twin-engine Piper Navajo plane crashed and burned 14 miles northwest of...Read MORE...




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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
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"The Big Coffee Pot"
One of the City's Old Landmarks, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Postcard

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
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Fourth Street showing Carolina Hotel, Winston-Salem, N.C.
Postcard

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
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The Nissen Building, Winston-Salem, N.C.
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History and News of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

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  • 1854 - Winston
    Winston, a thriving post-village, capital of Forsyth co., North Carolina, 120 miles W. by N. from Raleigh, is separated from Salem by a single... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Winston
    Winston, a city, the capital of Forsyth co., N.C., in Winston township, contiguous to Salem, about 27 miles W. of Greensborough, and 35 miles N.N.E.... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Winston, a city and capital of Forsyth co., N.C, 30 miles W. of Greensboro, on the Norfolk and Western and the Southern Rs., is contiguous to Salem,... Read MORE...

  • News  1924 - June 24 - Six men at a rock quarry south of Winston-Salem, NC, sought shelter from a thunderstorm.
    The structure chosen contained a quantity of dynamite. Lightning struck a near-by tree causing the dynamite to explode. The men were killed... Read MORE...

  • 1968 - SIX ARE KILLED IN CRASH IN WINSTON-SALEM AREA.
    Winston - Salem (AP) - Six people were killed Saturday when a new twin-engine Piper Navajo plane crashed and burned 14 miles northwest of... Read MORE...

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