Homeschool Days: 250 Years of History


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Homeschool Days: 250 Years of HistorySeptember 14 & 16, 2016Historic District(900 Old Salem Road)

“May Salem be and remain a place of peace to His joy and honor.”
Extracts from the Wachovia Congregations Memorabilia, 1816, Salem’s Jubilee Year (50 years)

Join us to celebrate 250 years of history in Salem, 1766 to 2016 with fun and engaging demonstrations, building interpretations and hands-on activities throughout the historic district.  Learn how the Moravians built this town for trades and commerce in the backcountry of North Carolina, starting in 1766.

  • Learn how oats/wheat is threshed
  • Harvesting herbs for home use
  • Give cooling cinnamon water a try!
  • Write with a quill pen
  • Try 18th century chocolate
  • Learn how dyes were made out of natural ingredients
  • And much more!

Please call 1-800-441-5305 to make a reservation for your family. Space is limited for this program, so we suggest making your reservations early.

Reservations must be made by noon on Monday, September 12, 2016 to receive the discounted admission price ($11 per child and $23 per adult). After September 6, the full admission price of $13 per student and $27 per adult will apply for the event. Sorry, tickets are non-refundable. NC sales tax will be applied.

Friends of Salem enjoy FREE admission to this event, but reservations must be made by 4:00 pm on September 1 by calling 1-800-441-5305.