May is Historic Preservation Month

Preservation Month is being co-hosted again by Old Salem, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Historic Resource Commission, Preservation Forsyth, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, and the New Winston Museum. Events include tours, receptions, exhibits, and lectures. Old Salem hosts the ‘Lunch and Learn’ at the Gray Auditorium on Wednesdays at noon, everyone is welcome to attend the presentation with tables available to eat their lunch.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Ansel Adams and Advocacy: An Evening with the National Parks Conservation Association
Reynolda House
2250 Reynolda Road
6:00 p.m. – 8:00p.m.

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Kick-Off Event: Hosted by the Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission
Tour two Local Historic Landmark Properties:  The Blair House and Hylehurst
Blair House at 210 S. Cherry Street and Hylehurst at 224 S. Church Street
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Old Salem Lunch and Learn:“The Salem in Winston-Salem”
Martha Hartley, Research & Planning Division of Restoration
Old Salem Visitor Center, Gray Auditorium
900 Old Salem Road
12:00 noon

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Historic Preservation/Public History Student Presentations and Reception
Salem College
Single Sisters’ House Saal
The Single Sisters House is the second building past Main Street off Salem Square
6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Old Salem Lunch and Learn: “Preservation Roots”
T. Reinhart, Deputy Director for Architecture at Mount Vernon
Old Salem Visitor Center, Gray Auditorium
900 Old Salem Road
12:00 noon

Thursday, May 12, 2016
New Winston Museum Panel Discussion: The Past, Present and Future of the Winston-Salem Union Station
New Winston Museum
713 South Marshall Street
5:30 p.m.

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission: City Historic Marker Unveiling
Five Row at Reynolda
Reynolda House
2250 Reynolda Road
3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Old Salem Lunch and Learn: “Inside His World” includes photography exhibit in the Visitor Center of abandoned buildings
Ryan Gustman
Old Salem Visitor Center, Gray Auditorium
900 Old Salem Road
12:00 noon

Saturday, May 21, 2016
Preserving History of the Railroad Workers: The Hobo
Rural Hall Historic Train Depot and Railroad Museum
8170 Depot Street, Rural Hall
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 21, 2016
Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission City Historic Marker Unveiling
Malloy Jordan East Winston Heritage Center
1110 East 7th Street
3:00 p.m.

Monday, May 23, 2016
Preservation Forsyth Awards
Old Salem Visitor Center, Gray Auditorium
900 Old Salem Road
TBD

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Old Salem Lunch and Learn: Founders of Old Salem: Taking a town back 250 years
Hosted by David Bergstone
Old Salem Visitor Center, James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium
900 Old Salem Road
12:00 noon