Salem & The Civil War


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In 2012, Old Salem was honored to become a part of the Civil War Trails program. This program highlights the Civil War story of communities and sites in North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia and Maryland with over 1,000 educational markers. Salem is represented with the story of Emancipation in Salem with a marker found within the St. Philips Heritage Center on the South End of Church Street in the Historic District.