Spring Festival

A Community of Health

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Begin your visit at the Old Salem Visitor Center (900 Old Salem Road) where you can enjoy a free orientation video and free parking.


Spring FestivalSaturday, May 20, 20179:30 am - 4:30 pmOld Salem Historic District

The newly reopened Doctor’s House will be celebrated during Spring Festival: A Community of Health.  Join us to see the brand new exhibits and demonstrations in the Doctor’s House and participate in a variety of activities centered on the health and healing practices of early Salem.

  • Learn about the early Hortus Medicus
  • Participate in hands-on activities including making court plaster and herbal tea
  • Learn about medical treatments and see demonstrations of both Doctor practices and home health remedies
  • Observe historic trades demonstrations
  • Stroll through the Gardens of Old Salem
  • Enjoy the 7th annual Pottery Fair on the Square *held at the Old Salem Visitor Center* (included with your admission ticket)
  • and much more!

All activities are included with the purchase of an All-In-One ticket. Purchase a ticket online or at the Visitors Center (900 Old Salem Road). Friends of Old Salem enjoy free admission.

For more information, please contact info@oldsalem.org or 336-721-7300.