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Moravian Candle Tea At Old Salem

Old Salem Moravian Candle Tea

The Moravian Candle Tea at Old Salem has been a Winston-Salem Christmas tradition since 1929. In “normal” years, guests experience the sights, sounds, smells, and even the tastes of early Moravian Christmas traditions. Find out how to celebrate in 2020…

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Local Architecture

Single Brothers Moravian 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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History Of Old Salem

Horse Drawn Carriage

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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