Washington Park & UNCSA

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Duration: 2 hours

Some of the areas we visit:

  • Church turned dancehall
  • Old Salem house replica
  • Active 1915 church building
  • Symbolic drained lake
  • A former nursing home from the 1940s

Discover the Washington Park Historic District

Explore Winston-Salem’s grand Historic Washington Park District beginning in Old Salem and departing through UNCSA. Travel Segway PT-style alongside the city’s largest indoor swimming pool (home of the SeaDragons swim team, Chris Paul’s basketball camp, and Josh Howard’s climbing wall).

Then, glide down and under Main Street into Old Salem (and Salem College), upon our City Strollway, around a traffic circle, onto the Greenway, along and over a creek, into (and throughout) the historic Washington Park neighborhood and, finally, up into UNCSA to discover an array of stunning restored residences and a remarkably hidden North Carolina educational gem in a most notable historic downtown neighborhood often overlooked in Winston-Salem.

Learn why Winston-Salem would ever have a historic area named after a president, as well as where some of the city’s earliest movers and shakers lived, and which residences were provided their own trolley stops!

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    176 YWCA Way
    Winston Salem, NC 27127

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  • Segway PT tours can accommodate two gliders between ages 10-13 utilizing a NineBot Segway PT unit (minimum height 4’6″ and minimum weight 45 lbs). Otherwise, all other gliders are required to be at least 14 years of age. Anyone under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent and have a parent sign the waiver. Gliders must be between 100 and 260 lbs to ride the Segway PT and of a height able to adequately balance the adjustable handle.

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