Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Old Salem Museums & Gardens
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Wed August 28, 2013

Old Salem Receives $1.25 Million Toward Capital Campaign

Vierling House & Garden at Old Salem Museums & Gardens
Credit readontheroad via flickr

The town of Salem was founded in 1766 by the Moravians, a Protestant group of people that began in what is now known as the Czech Republic. Today, Old Salem Museums & Gardens is one of this country’s most comprehensive historic attractions, sharing the experiences of those who lived and worked in the early South.

 

In May of 2013, Old Salem launched a $17.6 million dollar capital campaign to sustain its ability to continue educating visitors about Salem’s history, and its impact on Winston-Salem. 

 

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