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Historic Preservation Month

Presented by Old Salem Museums & Gardens, New Winston Museum, Preserve Historic Forsyth, and Forsyth County Historic Resource Commission

 

As part of National Historic Preservation Month, Old Salem Museums & Gardens is teaming up with the New Winston Museum and Preserve Historic Forsyth to host a series of lectures and events.

 

Wednesday, May 7 @ 12:00pm: "The Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation"

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

 

Wednesday, May 7 @ 7:30pm - 9:00pm: Preservation Month Opening Reception
West End Mill Works (918 Bridge Street, Winston-Salem)

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

 

Thursday, May 8 @ 7:00pm: Winston-Salem Writers presents City Memoirs Program
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.

 

Saturday, May 10 @ 2:00pm: Masonry and Wood Window Restoration Workshop
Körner's Folly (413 S. Main Street, Kernersville)
Presenter: Hayes Wauford, Wilson-Covington Construction
Hosted by Preserve Historic Forsyth and Körner's Folly

 

Tuesday, May 13 @ 6:00pm: Salem College Student Reception

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

 

Wednesday, May 14 @ 12:00pm: "The Impact of Preservation on North Carolina" 

Old Salem Museums & Gardens (924 S. Main Street, Horton Museum Center)

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

Hosted by Old Salem Museums & Gardens

 

Saturday, May 17 @ 2:00pm: Fort Reconstruction Demonstration

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

 

Sunday, May 18 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm: Local Historic Landmark Open House

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


Tuesday, May 20 @ 5:30pm: Rehabilitation Tax Credits Panel Discussion
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

 

Wednesday, May 21 @ 12:00pm: "Property Values in Historic Districts:

Greensboro Case Study"

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


Thursday, May 22 @ 5:30pm: Restoration Drama
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

 

Wednesday, May 28 @ 12:00pm: "Historic Preservation Meets Buck Rogers:

3D Laser Scanning of the Single Brothers' House"

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

 

Saturday, May 31 @ 3:00pm: Local Historic Marker Unveiling

New Bethel Baptist Church (1016 N. Trade St., Winston-Salem)
Hosted by Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission

 

All of these events are free and open to the public.  Attendees are invited to bring a bag lunch to enjoy during the lunchtime talks. No advance reservations are required.

 

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

 

Visitor Center:

900 Old Salem Road

Mailing Address:

600 South Main St.

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Phone: 336-721-7300

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