(Former) Atkins High School

(Former) Atkins High School (HMZMO)

Location: Winston-Salem, NC 27101 Forsyth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 6.586', W 80° 13.348'

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Named for prominent local African-American education pioneer, Dr. Simon Green Atkins, Atkins High School was designed by Harold Macklin in the Classical Revival style and constructed 1930-1931. Atkins was the first school in Winston-Salem built as a high school to serve Africans Americans. Constructed with the assistance of the Rosenwald Fund, a philanthropic organization devoted to building schools for African-Americans. Atkins marked the use of the Rosenwald funds for an urban high school in North Carolina. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByWinston-Salem Historic Marker Program
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 569980 N 3996403
Decimal Degrees36.10976667, -80.22246667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 6.586', W 80° 13.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 6' 35.16" N, 80° 13' 20.88" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201-1399 Cameron Ave, Winston-Salem NC 27101, US
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