History 

Flowing Through History

Celebrating 250 Years of Service in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County & Beyond!

View the WSFC Utilities 250-year history mural (PDF) and explore our rich history on the timeline mural, installed January 5, 2024, in the WSFC Utilities Administration conference room.

WSFC Utilities timelineDesign: Bradley Powell
Content: Adriane Eaton, Gale Ketteler
Thanks to: Heather Bratland, Michelle McCullough

Photos: Courtesy of Forsyth County Public Library Photograph Collection, Winston-Salem, N.C., Old Salem Museums & Gardens, WSFC Utilities, and the City of Winston-Salem.

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Visit City Histories for local government and community history starting in 1763, through the merger of Salem and Winston, to the present day.