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Home of Gov. David Settle Reidfrom 1881 - 1891 ( Second Marker : )Welcome toThe Governor ReidHistoric District Reidsville Historic Preservation CommissionCity of Reidsville~ Chartered 1873 ~
This property has beenplaced on theNational Registerof Historic Placesby the United StatesDepartment of the InteriorBuilt 1859
The school was built to serve African-American students of Reidsville, NC and Rockingham County. The graduates of this great institution have made contributions to society in a variety of vocations and professions. The outstanding teachers and…
The Piedmont Railroad, chartered in 1862, linked Danville, Virginia, with Greensboro, North Carolina. Work began on the road that autumn in Danville, but wartime labor and supply shortages impeded progress on the 48-mile-long line, which did not e…
Wentworth Methodist Church was organized in 1836, and the present sanctuary was constructed in 1859. It contains a slave gallery and is the last antebellum Methodist church building in Rockingham County. It was listed on the National Register of H…
When the Civil War began in 1861, the courthouse village of Wentworth contained a few hundred people as well as county buildings, law offices, several stores, two churches, two hotels, a school, a Masonic Hall, a tavern, a carriage factory, and tw…
Built in 1816. Rare example of dog-run building.Operated by Wrights andReids. Birthplace and homeof Congressman J. W. Reid.
Speaker N.C. House of Commons and Senate. He cast deciding vote for the North Carolina Railroad, 1849. This was his home.