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Malloy/Jordan library branch celebrated with historic marker

    Malloy/Jordan library branch celebrated with historic marker

Last weekend elected officials and other community leaders unveiled a historic marker honoring a library branch that was built to serve the East Winston community more than 60 years ago.

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Reynoldstown gets historic marker

    Reynoldstown  gets historic marker

Above: Photo by Todd Luck- Former Reynoldstown resident James Grace recalls the neighborhood’s heyday. Reynoldstown, a neighborhood originally created for tobacco workers that has a rich African American history, got

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Easton historic marker unveiled

    Easton historic marker unveiled

By Todd Luck The Chronicle The Easton Neighborhood got its own historic marker on Saturday. The marker, erected by the Forsyth County Historic Resource Commission, sits at the intersection of

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Workers in 1940s R.J.R. labor strikes to gain honor Friday 

    Workers in 1940s R.J.R. labor strikes to gain honor Friday 

On May 8, the Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission will unveil a historic marker remembering the R.J.R. labor strikes in the 1940s. The markers honor members of Local 22 of

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Union leaders recalled as trailblazers

    Union leaders recalled as trailblazers

A permanent tribute to workers whose strike led to the formation of a landmark union now stands at the corner

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Marker to immortalize Reynolds union

    Marker to immortalize Reynolds union

Twenty years before the now-famous March on Washington, workers in Winston-Salem were fighting for their rights through Local 22 of

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Black Panthers’ legacy honored with marker

    Black Panthers’ legacy  honored with marker

When the Winston-Salem Chapter of the Black Panther Party was founded 43 years ago, the city was a very different

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