A Legacy that Still Stands: The Kilby Hotel and Arcade

Kilby Arcade Building on Washington Street in High Point, NC.

On 627 E. Washington St. stands a vacant lot. But just like most things in history, there is more to that vacant lot than what initially meets the eye. If we could go back in time, back to the Roaring 20s, and drive over to 627 E. Washington Street, we wouldn’t see a vacant lot,…

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Discovering Black History in High Point 

A historic sign marker stands on Washington Street in High Point, NC.

Happy Black History Month from all of us at High Point Discovered! As one of our favorite High Point historians, Glenn Chavis says, “Black History is American history,” and we could not agree more. Our nation, state, city, and community continue to learn together how we can support each other’s voices and work together for equality. And we believe a deeply important piece in that process is…

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