Monthly Archive: March 2014


March 19,1939: New Buildings for WSTC

Winston-Salem Teachers’ College (now known as Winston-Salem State University), held a dedication service on this date in 1939.  The dedication service was for three new buildings: an auditorium, a dining hall, and a women’s...


March 15, 1912: Salem Creek flood

   Spring rains on this day in 1912 caused Salem Creek to flood, wiping out roads and bridges.  Railroad traffic was halted and the water even flooded businesses in its path. Thousands of spectators...