Easton Neighborhood Historical

Easton Neighborhood Historical (HM1W8G)

Location: Winston-Salem, NC 27107 Forsyth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 3.495', W 80° 13.328'

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Easton is a post-World War II subdivision built in 1949 to ease Winston-Salem's housing shortage. The GI Bill of 1944, which guaranteed low-interest home loans for veterans, promoted the construction of houses in new subdivisions and on vacant lots in existing neighborhoods. Easton consists of almost identical dwellings meeting strict guidelines to qualify for government-subsidized mortgages. Construction of Interstate 40 in the 1950s separated Easton from the adjacent Belview and Manhattan neighborhoods. In 1988, concerned residents founded the Easton Neighborhood Association, which engages a diverse, active, intergenerational membership to foster a pleasant and safe community.
HM NumberHM1W8G
Year Placed2015
Placed ByWinston-Salem Historic Marker Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 11th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 570056 N 3990689
Decimal Degrees36.05825000, -80.22213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 3.495', W 80° 13.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 3' 29.7" N, 80° 13' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)336, 704
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 717-799 Woodcote St SE, Winston-Salem NC 27107, US
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