About the Winston-Salem Area
Come early to the Reunion or stay late.
Things you can see and do while in the area.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (and Buses):
- See our Directions page for maps, airline info, car rental info and more
Side Trips in the Area:
- Patricia Hobson Gallery: A painter of memories, her works include sceneraries of historic places, some still exiting, others not. Follow our link to visit a collection of pictures that available for sale online or in her gallery. The Gallery was a schedueld stop on the bus tour, but due to time limitations we will not stop there, making this an excellent place to visit during a day trip before or after the reunion.
- Museum of Anthropology - Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road (Wingate Road), Winston-Salem 27106
Type: African American Heritage, Family, Museums, Shopping
- Old Salem Museum and Gardens, the most authentic and comprehensive history attraction in the country.
Find yourself in another time and place by discovering our four unique
- North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro, NC.
- Historical Guiford County Battlefield and Courthouse, Greensboro (National Parks Service)
- Architectural Style: Queen Anne (added to the National Register of Historic Places, in 1978).
- Now Private Residence of a Wake Forest University Professor
- Historical Bethabara Park - A Moravian Settlement:
Extended Side Trips:
- Captain Joseph Cemetery and driving tour of Poindexter homes in Lynchburg, VA: Drive three hours north of Clemmons to Long Island, VA. Visit the cemetery of Captain Joeseph Poindexter (brother to Capt. Thomas Poindexter). Continue on to Lynchburg to see his home and those of some of his children and more cemeteries.
- Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, VA. See the small plaque on the south wall of the west Nave that lists our immigrant, George Poindexter, as a vestryman. (Could be his son, also named George and was a child when Sr. immigrated to Virginia.)
- Criss Cross: the manorial home our immigrant, George Poindexter, built in the 1680's between Richmond and Williamsburg, VA.