George Black House and Brickyard

George Black House and Brickyard (HMZKX)

Location: Winston-Salem, NC 27105 Forsyth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 6.829', W 80° 13.043'

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This was the home and brickyard of the nationally-known brickmaker George H. Black from 1934 until his death in 1980 at the age of 101. Black, the son of former slaves, came Winston-Salem as a child. He worked for the Hedgecock and Hime Brickyard, which gave him a mud mill to use as firewood. Instead, he used it to start his own brickyard and established a reuptation for making traditional handmade bricks of quality and durability. Black made bricks for use in Winston-Salem's finest houses, in churches, businesses, and restorations in Old Salem and Colonial Williamsburg. A sought-after brickmaker across the state and Southeast, black was nationally and internationally recognized for his craft. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
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HM NumberHMZKX
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByWinston-Salem Historic Marker Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 8:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 570434 N 3996856
Decimal Degrees36.11381667, -80.21738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 6.829', W 80° 13.043'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 6' 49.74" N, 80° 13' 2.58" W
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Area Code(s)336, 704
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 108-110 Dellabrook Rd, Winston-Salem NC 27105, US
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