Founders’ Day Celebration

Celebrating 250 Years of Salem

Reuter map of Salem 1773




Founders' Day CelebrationSaturday, February 20, 20169:30 am - 4:30 pmOld Salem Historic District

Please join us to kick off Salem’s 250th Anniversary with an event celebrating the Town’s Founders. Founders’ Day will highlight personalities like Frederic William Marshall, Bishop August Spangenberg, and Christian Reuter. Learn how maps were made and used in early Salem; try your hand at building techniques, watching historic trades demonstrations and more activities for the whole family throughout the historic district.

Activities are included with the purchase of an All-In-One ticket. Friends of Old Salem enjoy free admission (click to find out more about becoming a Friend of Old Salem).

For more information, please call (336) 721-7300 or email