The Resource Historic Washington Park, Suzanne Wildrey Bragg, (electronic resource)

Historic Washington Park, Suzanne Wildrey Bragg, (electronic resource)

Label
Historic Washington Park
Title
Historic Washington Park
Statement of responsibility
Suzanne Wildrey Bragg
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Washington Park and its neighborhood are steeped in history. When the Moravians settled in Salem in 1766, the hills to the south were used for hunting and, eventually, farming. In the late 1880s, when it became fashionable to build homes on elevated land, the bluffs became one of the most desirable residential areas to emerge in the early decades of Winston-Salem's boom. The plan for its development, built around the electric streetcar line, was designed by Jacob Lott Ludlow, who was also responsible for the West End plat. The Washington Park neighborhood became home to many of the area's wealthiest families, as well as the burgeoning middle class. Their lives, traditions, and habits helped shape the future of Winston-Salem. Today Washington Park is known for its grand mansions, nestled among the many bungalows, with superb views of downtown high-rises. The park, with its rolling hills and beautiful trails, provides a playground for the young and old alike. With the North Carolina School of the Arts located next door, the neighborhood is eclectic, elegant, and unique. This diversity has attracted a varied group of residents, all of whom share pride in their home, gardens, and noted creativity
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Bragg, Suzanne Wildrey
Dewey number
975.6/67
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Washington Park (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
  • Washington Park (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
  • Washington Park (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
  • Winston-Salem (N.C.)
  • Winston-Salem (N.C.)
  • Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Historic Washington Park, Suzanne Wildrey Bragg, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451659
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451659
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11451659
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Historic Washington Park, Suzanne Wildrey Bragg, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11451659
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11451659
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11451659
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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