Introduction to Reidsville, North Carolina
Reidsville was founded in the early 1800s. At that time, it served as an outpost and stagestop and was known as Wrights Crossroads. Reuben Reid and his family settled in this area in 1814. The city was named after Reuben Reid. The area's first post office was established in 1829. Reuben’s son, David Reid, was the city's first postmaster and later became Governor of North Carolina in 1850. The City of Reidsville was incorporated in 1873.
Reidsville and nearby Attractions
- Chinqua-Penn Plantation House
- Natural Science Center at Greensboro
- Edison Museum
- Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
- Graham Historical Museum
- Fairy Stone State Park
Things To Do In Reidsville
There are many things to do in Reidsville. You can visit Woodland Park, Cambridge Park, Jaycee Ball Park, Glendale Park, and H.K. Griggs Park. The Lake Reidsville offers facilities for boating, fishing, picnicking, and camping. Hiking facilities are offered by the scenic Jaycee Park Trail. The Greensboro Children's Museum, Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, and Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art are also worth visiting.
You can avail air transportation from Piedmont Triad International Airport.
Reidsville Higher Education
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Guilford Technical Community College, Winston-Salem State University, Elon College, and many other colleges and universities provide facilities for higher studies.