Historical Sites

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The Shell Service Station

A historic landmark and former Shell filling station. This bright yellow, shell-shaped gas station was constructed by Quality Oil company, a Winston-based marketer of Shell Oil, in 1930.

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Reynolda Village

Reynolda Village is an adorable little grouping of shops and restaurants right next to Wake Forest University. There is a great running trail that connects the Village to WFU, and there is also a trail that circles the Reynolda House lawn and field.

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Reynolda House

This historic home is now a museum of American art. Today, works by Georgia O’Keeffe, Grant Wood, Stuart Davis, and Jacob Lawrence hang on the walls of the restored house, while changing exhibitions are featured in a 3,000 square-foot-gallery. Decorative arts and archival objects complete the Museum’s three collections.

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Old Salem

The historic town of Salem has been preserved and restored – an authentic view of the rich cultural history of early Southern life! Old Salem is such a cute place to wander and explore.

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Reynolds Auditorium

A performance space that can be rented for a multitude of community events. They host dance recitals, musical performances, film screenings, lectures, dance competitions and theatrical performances.

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Reynolda Gardens

The most amazing gardens with so many beautiful flowers, plants, trees and bushes. Free and open to the public during daylight hours.

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Bethania

A charming, original Moravian settlement! It is the only remaining independent, continuously active Moravian village in the South. Well worth a visit. 

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The Shaffner Inn

Built in 1907 as the private residence of Henry Fries Shaffner, the co-founder of Wachovia Loan and Trust, this extravagant Victorian-style mansion boasts Tiger oak hand-carved paneling, original coal-burning fireplaces, a grand staircase and priceless antiques.  This 9-bedroom inn is perfect for quiet nights away or corporate and private events. Located in downtown Winston-Salem, it […]

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