707 Highway 66 South
Kernersville, NC 27284
Phone: (336) 996-3501
Fax: (336) 996-9701
707 Highway 66 South, Kernersville, NC, US, 27284
- Phone: (336) 996-3501
- Fax: (336) 996-9701
As one travels down the row of buildings at South Main Street, this eccentric house is sure to grab eyeballs. The home of painter Jule Gilmer Körner, this house is an architectural wonder with plenty of extraordinary engineering including varying ceiling heights, several unique fireplaces, dissimilar doorways and colorful murals. The house took long to be constructed as Körner kept looking for new design ideas. Due to its extravagant design it was known as Körner's Folly, much to the amusement of Körner who took it as a compliment.
The First Baptist Church located on North Main Street in Kernersville, North Carolina is a highly distinguished church. It was built in 1915. Apart from worship services and Sunday School, it also arranges for a Child Development Center. It rigorously caters to the developmental, educational and the academical growth of children. It aptly defines the Late Gothic Revival and Tudor Revival styles of architecture, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 25, 1988.
Triad Park, located to the west of Greensboro, spans 426 acres (172.40 hectares) of meadows and woods. Visitors can enjoy the horseshoe pits, sand volleyball courts, softball field and soccer fields for a small fee, or they can choose to tackle one of the many hiking trails in the park. The catch-and-release fishing pond is stocked with small fish. Reservations for picnic shelters and Woodland Hall should be made well in advance. The park is open from 7a daily, and closes at different times depending on the season.
You will find a 60 acre lake for fishing at this beautiful park that also offers pedal boats and fishing boats for rent, a volleyball court, a playground, horseshoe pits, picnic tables with grills, and a picnic shelter that can provide covering for 150 people.
The Old Mill of Guilford was built in 1767 to provide a place where the settlers could grind their grain. Though the mill has moved multiple times and gone through upgrades as technology improved, it has always been in operation and continues to grind grain today. Legend says that the mill was even used during the Revolutionary War by British troops. Visitors can purchase biscuit mixes and the like along with products like whole wheat flour in the shop.
Enjoy top grade lighted athletic facilities for softball, basketball and tennis, as well as an unlighted tennis court, a playground, horseshoe pits, picnic tables with grills, and a volleyball court at this lovely park.
Deep River Friends Meeting House and Cemetery is one of the foremost cemeteries across the Guilford County. Though the earliest marking dates back to 1803, this cemetery is deemed to be in existence much before that. The Deep River Friends Memorial Association preserves and maintains this historical burying ground.
A beautiful 1,500 acre park that features an indoor and outdoor tennis center, picnic areas, a scenic overlook, an 18 hole Pete Dye golf course, a children's play area, and a full service 90 site family campground. Boating, fishing, sailing, skiing, and swimming are just some of the recreational opportunities available at this park.
One of North Carolina's historically black colleges, the Winston-Salem State University educates students in the technology, finance, health services and teaching. The campus spans 110 acres has been ranked one of the top universities in the South for a bachelor's degree, and trains their students to serve their community. A graduate degree program is also offered.
Take a part of a unique, interactive ecotourism experience at this environment center that is situated on 376 natural acres and includes hiking trails, a visitor's center, a unique walk-on map of North Carolina, a nature preserve, a nature store, small animal exhibits, and access to the six mile Greenway Trail.
Named after former Creensboro City Councilmen Vic Higgins when it opened back 1956, the lake itself is a 226-acre municipal reservoir. Fishing is allowed from a boat or pier, as is kayaking and canoeing. Don't worry if you don't have your own boat, kayak or canoe, because you can rent any of these from the park for pretty cheap.
Founded in 1963, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is a prestigious institution in the country. One of the pioneering public establishments committed to performing arts, it offers high school, undergraduate and graduate degrees. It boasts an excellent academic program and top-notch faculty. The campus comprises of five schools, each dedicated to the fields of dance, visual, drama, film and music respectively.