Winston-Salem in Vintage Postcards

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The Moravian town of Salem joined with its industrial neighbor, Winston, to officially become the city of Winston-Salem in 1913. Located in the Piedmont section of North Carolina, at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Winston-Salem has a rich cultural heritage. Tourists and residents alike visit Old Salem to experience the restored Moravian village and participate in traditional events. Some come to explore Winston-Salem's historic homes and neighborhoods and to sample the city's varied culinary treats. Others come to tour picturesque college campuses, attend sporting events, and partake in the city's vast array of arts offerings.
ISBN: 9780738516714
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: North Carolina
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author Molly Grogan Rawls, photograph collection librarian of the Forsyth County Public Library and second-generation native, has compiled a visual tribute to her hometown. Featuring vintage postcards of Winston-Salem, described with pertinent captions, this volume celebrates the city's Moravian beginnings and its history as a tobacco, textile, banking, and medical center. Visitors, newcomers, and residents alike will delight in discovering the historic treasures of Winston-Salem.
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