Originally a Moravian
settlement, located in what is now Winston-Salem
, NC. Actor
s are contracted out to portray what people would have been doing in the 1600s
. A horse and carriage
pulls kids around the Old Salem town square
. School system
s all over North Carolina
send their children to learn about candlemaking
and to eat Moravian sugar cookies
The community is popularly represented by a silver teapot, a Moravian symbol now identified with Winston-Salem as a whole.
Salem College, Salem Academy, the Salem Tavern, Mayberry's, and a host of old-fashioned shops are located in Old Salem. Governor's School students stay in Salem's dormitories each summer.