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                The Moravians of Salem had an advanced understanding of science and technology: agriculture, astronomy, botany, surveying, architecture and manufacturing. Science was a tool used to solve the problems of everyday life. The American scientific “can-do” spirit led to many revolutionary discoveries and inventions. On high-volume days there […]

                The Moravians of Salem had an advanced understanding of science and technology: agriculture, astronomy, botany, surveying, architecture and manufacturing. Science was a tool used to solve the problems of everyday life. The American scientific “can-do” spirit led to many revolutionary discoveries and inventions. On high-volume days there […]

                  Ludwig David von Schweinitz was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1780. He was a great-grandson of Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinsendorf, founder of the Moravian Church. Early on he was a great student. In 1807 he worked as a preacher in the Moravian church abroad where […]

                        Weekly Friday Baking in a Wood-Fired Brick Beehive Oven Join Sister Hillary every Friday in the yard of the Miksch House to see the way Sister Henrietta Miksch historically baked her gingerbread to sell to customers over a period of about 30 years.  […]

                    October 26, 27, 29, and 30, 2018 Tour times are: 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45 and 9:00. Tours will leave promptly every 15 minutes.  Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour start time. Tours last approximately 1 hour. Tour Description: BOOOO.  […]

  Adjacent to the Single Brothers Garden at the intersection of West & Salt Streets Saturday Mornings 9:00 a.m. to Noon Old Salem Museums & Gardens is pleased to partner in bringing fresh, local farm products into the heart of the city and restoring a tradition that began in Salem more than 200 years ago. […]

    “Old Salem’s had something of a makeover, and it’s wonderful!” Grab the kids and head to the NEW Old Salem for an all-day (or two-day) experience. Start the day off at the Cobblestone/Old Salem Farmers Market, spend some family, quality-time with us exploring all of the history within the new kid-friendly “please touch” […]

                  Grab an apron and help us fire up the beehive oven and bake breads and cookies.  As part of our Activate Main Street initiative, in addition to our long-established mercantile sales of baked goods, we are moving forward to expand Winkler Bakery into a more dynamic, […]

                    October 26, 27, 29, and 30, 2018 Tour times are: 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45 and 9:00. Tours will leave promptly every 15 minutes.  Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour start time. Tours last approximately 1 hour. Tour Description: BOOOO.  […]

  BOOOOO.  Bring your little ghosts and witches to Old Salem for our annual Trick or Treat event.  This free community event uses the historic district as a backdrop for an evening of fun & safe trick or treating.  As you go door to door both the residents as well as some of our historic […]

                    October 26, 27, 29, and 30, 2018 Tour times are: 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45 and 9:00. Tours will leave promptly every 15 minutes.  Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour start time. Tours last approximately 1 hour. Tour Description: BOOOO.  […]

                    October 26, 27, 29, and 30, 2018 Tour times are: 7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45 and 9:00. Tours will leave promptly every 15 minutes.  Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour start time. Tours last approximately 1 hour. Tour Description: BOOOO.  […]

                  Ludwig David von Schweinitz was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1780. He was a great-grandson of Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinsendorf, founder of the Moravian Church. Early on he was a great student. In 1807 he worked as a preacher in the Moravian church abroad where […]

                        Weekly Friday Baking in a Wood-Fired Brick Beehive Oven Join Sister Hillary every Friday in the yard of the Miksch House to see the way Sister Henrietta Miksch historically baked her gingerbread to sell to customers over a period of about 30 years.  […]

  Tour Description:  Encounter the fall color of native trees in the beautiful historic setting of Old Salem! A multi-chromatic experience is set off by the texture and form of ancient buildings.  Toby Bost will lead a fascinating tour of Old Salem’s trees, discussing not only characteristics of each species and historical uses, but also […]

  Adjacent to the Single Brothers Garden at the intersection of West & Salt Streets Saturday Mornings 9:00 a.m. to Noon Old Salem Museums & Gardens is pleased to partner in bringing fresh, local farm products into the heart of the city and restoring a tradition that began in Salem more than 200 years ago. […]

    “Old Salem’s had something of a makeover, and it’s wonderful!” Grab the kids and head to the NEW Old Salem for an all-day (or two-day) experience. Start the day off at the Cobblestone/Old Salem Farmers Market, spend some family, quality-time with us exploring all of the history within the new kid-friendly “please touch” […]

                  Grab an apron and help us fire up the beehive oven and bake breads and cookies.  As part of our Activate Main Street initiative, in addition to our long-established mercantile sales of baked goods, we are moving forward to expand Winkler Bakery into a more dynamic, […]

                The Moravians of Salem had an advanced understanding of science and technology: agriculture, astronomy, botany, surveying, architecture and manufacturing. Science was a tool used to solve the problems of everyday life. The American scientific “can-do” spirit led to many revolutionary discoveries and inventions. On high-volume days there […]

                The Moravians of Salem had an advanced understanding of science and technology: agriculture, astronomy, botany, surveying, architecture and manufacturing. Science was a tool used to solve the problems of everyday life. The American scientific “can-do” spirit led to many revolutionary discoveries and inventions. On high-volume days there […]

                  Ludwig David von Schweinitz was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1780. He was a great-grandson of Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinsendorf, founder of the Moravian Church. Early on he was a great student. In 1807 he worked as a preacher in the Moravian church abroad where […]

                        Weekly Friday Baking in a Wood-Fired Brick Beehive Oven Join Sister Hillary every Friday in the yard of the Miksch House to see the way Sister Henrietta Miksch historically baked her gingerbread to sell to customers over a period of about 30 years.  […]

  Adjacent to the Single Brothers Garden at the intersection of West & Salt Streets Saturday Mornings 9:00 a.m. to Noon Old Salem Museums & Gardens is pleased to partner in bringing fresh, local farm products into the heart of the city and restoring a tradition that began in Salem more than 200 years ago. […]

    “Old Salem’s had something of a makeover, and it’s wonderful!” Grab the kids and head to the NEW Old Salem for an all-day (or two-day) experience. Start the day off at the Cobblestone/Old Salem Farmers Market, spend some family, quality-time with us exploring all of the history within the new kid-friendly “please touch” […]

                  Grab an apron and help us fire up the beehive oven and bake breads and cookies.  As part of our Activate Main Street initiative, in addition to our long-established mercantile sales of baked goods, we are moving forward to expand Winkler Bakery into a more dynamic, […]

                  Ludwig David von Schweinitz was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1780. He was a great-grandson of Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinsendorf, founder of the Moravian Church. Early on he was a great student. In 1807 he worked as a preacher in the Moravian church abroad where […]

                        Weekly Friday Baking in a Wood-Fired Brick Beehive Oven Join Sister Hillary every Friday in the yard of the Miksch House to see the way Sister Henrietta Miksch historically baked her gingerbread to sell to customers over a period of about 30 years.  […]

      November 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30, 2018 and December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, & 21, 2018 Tour times: 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m.  Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your selected tour start time. Tours last approximately 90 minutes.   Tour Description:  Don’t just watch […]

  Adjacent to the Single Brothers Garden at the intersection of West & Salt Streets Saturday Mornings 9:00 a.m. to Noon Old Salem Museums & Gardens is pleased to partner in bringing fresh, local farm products into the heart of the city and restoring a tradition that began in Salem more than 200 years ago. […]

                  Grab an apron and help us fire up the beehive oven and bake breads and cookies.  As part of our Activate Main Street initiative, in addition to our long-established mercantile sales of baked goods, we are moving forward to expand Winkler Bakery into a more dynamic, […]

      November 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30, 2018 and December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, & 21, 2018 Tour times: 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m.  Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your selected tour start time. Tours last approximately 90 minutes.   Tour Description:  Don’t just watch […]

                  Ludwig David von Schweinitz was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1780. He was a great-grandson of Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinsendorf, founder of the Moravian Church. Early on he was a great student. In 1807 he worked as a preacher in the Moravian church abroad where […]

                        Weekly Friday Baking in a Wood-Fired Brick Beehive Oven Join Sister Hillary every Friday in the yard of the Miksch House to see the way Sister Henrietta Miksch historically baked her gingerbread to sell to customers over a period of about 30 years.  […]

      November 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30, 2018 and December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, & 21, 2018 Tour times: 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m.  Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your selected tour start time. Tours last approximately 90 minutes.   Tour Description:  Don’t just watch […]

                  Grab an apron and help us fire up the beehive oven and bake breads and cookies.  As part of our Activate Main Street initiative, in addition to our long-established mercantile sales of baked goods, we are moving forward to expand Winkler Bakery into a more dynamic, […]

      November 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30, 2018 and December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, & 21, 2018 Tour times: 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m.  Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your selected tour start time. Tours last approximately 90 minutes.   Tour Description:  Don’t just watch […]

                  Ludwig David von Schweinitz was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in 1780. He was a great-grandson of Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinsendorf, founder of the Moravian Church. Early on he was a great student. In 1807 he worked as a preacher in the Moravian church abroad where […]

                        Weekly Friday Baking in a Wood-Fired Brick Beehive Oven Join Sister Hillary every Friday in the yard of the Miksch House to see the way Sister Henrietta Miksch historically baked her gingerbread to sell to customers over a period of about 30 years.  […]

      November 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30, 2018 and December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, & 21, 2018 Tour times: 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8 p.m.  Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your selected tour start time. Tours last approximately 90 minutes.   Tour Description:  Don’t just watch […]