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Who are the Moravians` In the 15th century there was a Moravian church. They came from a German speaking area now known as the Czech Republic. They left their home called Morvia. After years of religious persecution they moved to America. They named their settlement Salem. They didn’t actually move because of religious persecution. They wanted to convert the native Americans into Christians.
Community When visiting Old Salem you will experience the way Moravians used to live. You will see they have small houses and gardens. They have an old time bakery still baking as they used to. They have old time houses and toys out for everyone to see. They have everything they needed to be a community. Their lives always centered around being Christians and teaching people.
Location Old Salem is located in the piedmont region, its in the Southwest.
How to get there Stadium drive exit 108c on us highway 52 900 Salem road down town Winston Salem N.C.
Fun Things to Visit We will visit Old Salem museum & gardens, the toy museum, & the museum of early southern decorative Arts.
How they used to celebrate Christmas Old Salem’s Christmas had an open house in early November. They festivals that had games and lots of food.
Cost Sheet Hotel $98 Food $40 Gas price $19 108 miles Admissions $40 2 people Total $197