Winston-Salem’s Centennial Anniversary


The Centennial Commission was appointed by Mayor Allen Joines and began meeting in March, 2012, to plan a celebration to commemorate From those meetings and calls to the public for input, the four-day celebration was planned.  Centennial Celebration website. Find information on the events planned for the four-day celebration, May 9 – 12, 2013, and much more.  


New Winston Museum now open

New Winston Museum is now open

The New Winston Museum covers history of W-S from 1850 to the present. Among its exhibitions are films containing interviews withcommunity members sharing their recollections of the history of WS, such as the events that took place during the Civil Rights era, and looking toward the future of WS. It also includes images of people and places in WS from 1850 to the present.

New Winston Museum is located at 713 South Marshall Street. Summer hours for the museum are Tuesday – Friday, 2 p.m.– 5 p.m., or by appointment. Contact or call 336. 724-2842 or visit