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Merger: Making the Twin City

  • Aired: 05/30/2013
  • 56:46
  • Rating: NR
Merger: Making the Twin City tells how and why Forsyth County came to have two towns – Winston and Salem - so close together that they consolidated in 1913. The hour-long program looks at the origins of Salem and its theocratic governance; the establishment of Winston and its rise as an industrial center; early, failed efforts at consolidation; and the forces that made consolidation inevitable.
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Learn how and why Winston and Salem grew up so close together that they merged in 1913.
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