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How did free and enslaved African Americans contribute to our region?

Bird's-eye view of the twin cities, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 1891.

Salem Square

St. Philips Moravian Church was created in 1822 and was organized for enslaved people in and around Salem. It remained an important part of the Happy Hill neighborhood.

The first school for African Americans in Forsyth County was built near Salem in 1867. The school was located on Moravian lands south of Salem Creek near the Great Plank Road and the current Happy Hill community.

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Happy Hill neighborhood