About the NC Room, Genealogy, Local History, Photograph Collection, Winston-Salem

How to get to the new North Carolina Room…

As always, click the pictures for full size First, the parking plan. All parking is free, but the surface lot and under building area have no time limits, while the street parking has the usual two hour restriction: The surface parking lot is diagonally across the Fifth / Spring Street intersection from the Central Library...… Continue reading How to get to the new North Carolina Room…

About the NC Room, Events, Forsyth County, Winston-Salem

Forsyth Co. Genealogical Society Mtg. Features Molly’s New Book

The Forsyth County Genealogical Society will meet on Tuesday evening, June 7, 2016, in the auditorium of the Reynolda Manor Public Library, located at 2839 Fairlawn Drive, Winston-Salem, NC. Our social period begins at 6:30 PM, and the meeting will begin at 7:00 PM. Molly Grogan Rawls, the photograph collection librarian at the Forsyth County Public… Continue reading Forsyth Co. Genealogical Society Mtg. Features Molly’s New Book

About the NC Room, Events, New Acquisitions

A Happy 40 Year Anniversary Celebration

The North Carolina Room turned 40 last week on Monday, June 15th and we had a wonderful celebration. The Friends of the Central Library sponsored our event. Lots of people stopped by to say thanks and to enjoy birthday cake, shortcake, fresh strawberries & blueberries, and lemonade. Balloons and flowers really made the affair festive.… Continue reading A Happy 40 Year Anniversary Celebration

About the NC Room, About this blog, Events, Genealogy, Local History, Our Treasures

100 plus 40 = something very special…

As always, click the pix for full size Forty years ago this week, the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company put on the biggest picnic in North Carolina history. There was a stage at midfield in Groves Stadium, where Sound Generation, the Eliminators and the Roy Clark show performed. There were carnival rides and free food and… Continue reading 100 plus 40 = something very special…