Historic Preservation Month

Old Salem Museums & Gardens Press Release

Old Salem, The New Winston Museum, Preserve Historic Forsyth, and The Forsyth County Historic Resource Committee Team Up to Present Lectures and Events for Preservation Month

Contact:

Scott Carpenter
scott@capturevalue.com
336-722-9660

April 16, 2014 – As part of National Historic Preservation Month, which takes place in May, Old Salem Museums & Gardens, the New Winston Museum, Preserve Historic Forsyth, and the Forsyth County Historic Resource Commission are presenting a series of lectures and events throughout the month. All events are free and open to the public. No advance reservations are required. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch during lunchtime talks.

The events and lectures are:

The Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation

Wednesday, May 7, 12 p.m.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens (James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium, 900 Old Salem Road)

Bring your lunch and enjoy a special presentation by Ramona M. Bartos, MHP, JD.

Hosted by Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Preservation Month Opening Reception

Wednesday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
West End Mill Works (918 Bridge Street, Winston-Salem)

Opening celebration, including ribbon-cutting for the West End Mill Works. Join special guest Ramona Bartos, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, for a free reception to kick off Preservation Month.

Hosted by West End Mill Works, Historic Resource Commission, New Winston Museum, Preserve Historic Forsyth, and Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Winston-Salem Writers presents City Memoirs Program

Thursday, May 8, 7 p.m.
New Winston Museum (713 S. Marshall Street, Winston-Salem)
Panel will include local writers Cheryl Harry from Old Salem Museums & Gardens, Bill Pfefferkorn, and Al Perry from Winston-Salem Writers, Inc.

Presented by Winston-Salem Writers, Inc.

Masonry and Wood Window Restoration Workshop

Saturday, May 10, 2 p.m.
Körner’s Folly (413 S. Main Street, Kernersville)
Presenter: Hayes Wauford, Wilson-Covington Construction
Hosted by Preserve Historic Forsyth and Körner’s Folly

Salem College Student Reception

Tuesday, May 13, 6 p.m.

Salem College (601 S. Church Street in the Single Sisters’ House Saal)

Historic preservation and public history students will present their final projects and discuss their internships and service learning opportunities.

Hosted by Salem College

The Impact of Preservation on North Carolina

Wednesday, May 14, 12 p.m.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens (James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium, 900 Old Salem Road)

Bring your lunch and enjoy a special presentation by J. Myrick Howard, JD, President of Preservation North Carolina

Hosted by Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Fort Reconstruction Demonstration

Saturday, May 17, 2 p.m.

Historic Bethabara Park (2147 Bethabara Road, Winston-Salem)
Presenter: Hayes Wauford, Vice President, Wilson-Covington Construction
Hosted by Preserve Historic Forsyth and Historic Bethabara Park

Local Historic Landmark Open House

Sunday, May 18, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

George Black House and Brick Yard (111 Dellabrook Road, Winston-Salem)
Hosted by Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission

Rehabilitation Tax Credits Panel Discussion

Tuesday, May 20, 5:30 p.m.
525@Vine (525 Vine Street in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, Winston-Salem)
Session moderated by Jeff Macintosh with panelists Dewey Anderson from Hoots Roller Mill, Ken Reiter from Chatham Mill, Clachan from Winston Factory Lofts, and Eric Tomlinson from Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.

Hosted by WEXFORD Science + Technology

Property Values in Historic Districts: Greensboro Case Study

Wednesday, May 21, 12 p.m.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens (James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium, 900 Old Salem Road)

Bring your lunch and enjoy a special presentation by Jo Ramsay Leimenstoll, AIA Professor, UNCG Dept. of Interior Architecture

Hosted by Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Restoration Drama

Thursday, May 22, 5:30 p.m.
New Winston Museum (713 S. Marshall Street, Winston-Salem)
Panel discussion with Lynette Matthew Murphy (Spring House Restaurant) and John Bryan (West End Mill Works)
Hosted by New Winston Museum

Historic Preservation Meets Buck Rogers: 3D Laser Scanning of the Single Brothers’ House

Wednesday, May 28, 12 p.m.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens (James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium, 900 Old Salem Road)

Bring your lunch and enjoy a special presentation by David Norman, Laser Scanning Services

Hosted by Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Local Historic Marker Unveiling

Saturday, May 31, 3 p.m.

New Bethel Baptist Church (1016 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem)

Hosted by Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission

For more information, visit oldsalem.org or contact David Bergstone (336-721-7341,dbergstone@oldsalem.org).

About Old Salem

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is one of America’s most comprehensive history attractions. Its museums—the Historic Town of Salem, the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), and the Gardens at Old Salem—engage visitors in an educational and memorable historical experience about those who lived and worked in the early South. Old Salem Museums & Gardens is located at 600 South Main Street in Winston-Salem. For more information call 336-721-7300 or visit oldsalem.org.