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History Of Old Salem

Before it was Old Salem, it was simply Salem, an outpost of religious freedom carved out of the North Carolina wilderness. The buildings and gardens of today’s Old Salem have been lovingly preserved within sight of the office towers and crowded highways of Winston-Salem, the city that grew up around it. The contrast between old …

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Local Architecture

Our fair city of Winston-Salem is full of great architectural sites. Did you know we have the “mother” of the Empire State building and a replica of Independence Hall right here in Winston-Salem? Find out where Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke and the legend of the Salem Coffee Pot. Here is a guide to some of our favorite architectural sites.

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