A parade honoring Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Lawrence Joel (right) was held on North Main Street in Winston-Salem.
A parade honoring Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Lawrence Joel (right) was held on North Main Street in Winston-Salem. Courtesy of Forsyth County Public Library Photograph Collection
A parade honoring Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Lawrence Joel (right) was held on North Main Street in Winston-Salem. Courtesy of Forsyth County Public Library Photograph Collection

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Past Times

About Past Times

History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.