Winston Mutual Life Insurance Building Historical

Winston Mutual Life Insurance Building Historical (HM1Y1S)

Location: Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Forsyth County
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N 36° 6.035', W 80° 13.797'

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On August 6. 1906, the Winston Industrial Assoc. was established by African—American leaders to provide insurance for African—American tobacco workers. The association merged with Mountain City Mutual Life Ins. Co. in 1915 to become Winston Mutual Life Ins. Co., and by 1969 was the second largest African—American—owned insurance company in the state. Ralph W. Crump designed this modernist building in 1969. The building was a center discussions of social issues and political campaigns. In 1985, Winston Mutual merged with Golden State Mutual Life Ins. Co., who owned the building until 2012.
HM NumberHM1Y1S
Year Placed2016
Placed ByWinston-Salem Historic Marker Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 569315 N 3995379
Decimal Degrees36.10058333, -80.22995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 6.035', W 80° 13.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 6' 2.1" N, 80° 13' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)336
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1301-1371 5th St NE, Winston-Salem NC 27101, US
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