1406 Heartland Drive
Kernersville, NC 27284
Phone: (336) 993-6800
Fax: (336) 993-7238
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The High Point Museum Historical Park is a place where visitors can learn how different herbs were used in the olden days. It features buildings from the 18th and 19th Centuries. Amidst these buildings, there is a historical herb garden. The park remains closed from Sunday to Tuesday and has no admission charges. For more details, please visit the website.
Established in 1970, this library houses the largest collection of books in the world on the history of furniture and is nationally recognized as a center for research on furniture, furniture design, decorating, and architecture. Special tours are available by appointment.
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.
Full public library that contains a rich collection of nearly 400,000 books, music recordings, videotapes, audiobooks, periodicals, and newspapers plus features a large genealogy department.