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Cemetery, God's Acre, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina

Bethabara Moravian Gemeinhaus (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Cemetery, God's Acre, Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina
Topics:
North Carolina History
Subjects:
Cemeteries
Graves
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buchss0062
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Photographs
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Landscape: God's Acre (Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina)

Built:
Street:
2100 Bethabara Road
Community:
Bethabara
State:
NC
Zip:
27106
General note:
This is the cemetery associated with the Bethabara Moravian Church in Winston-Salem. "God's Acre" is the term used for any Moravian Cemetery.
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Subjects:
Cemeteries
Grave markers
Graves
Moravians
Historic sites
Latitude, Longitude:
36.152193, -80.293638

Building: Bethabara Moravian Church and Gemeinhaus (Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
The church was built for a Moravian congregation.
Architectural note:
The building's design, with the higher roof line and cupola on the east portion, delineated between the two functions the church served. The eastern section of the building held the chapel, while the western section functioned as the pastor's residence and schoolroom.
Historical note:
The structure is North Carolina's oldest church building west of Hillsborough. The church is located within Bethabara, which is designated a National Historic Landmark District. The church is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Forsyth County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Church buildings
Religious buildings
Historic buildings
Cupolas
Parish houses
Church schools
National Register of Historic Places
Moravians
Latitude, Longitude:
36.154669, -80.296274
External Resources:
Bethabara Historic Park Website

Landscape: Bethabara Historic District (Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina)

Historical note:
Bethabara is designated a National Historic Landmark District and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district.
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Subjects:
Historic districts
Neighborhoods
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Historic buildings
Housing, Single family
Houses