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Easter Sunday sunrise service.

If you've never been to the sunrise service at Old Salem you are missing something very special.I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
alemcke59
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Peaceful place

This is a peaceful place to go for solitude and enjoy the walk through nice paths with lots of... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Michelle M
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Germanton, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you've never been to the sunrise service at Old Salem you are missing something very special.I had goosebumps.Beautiful is a understatement.

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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a peaceful place to go for solitude and enjoy the walk through nice paths with lots of large shade trees. This graveyard is nicely organized, so to speak. Lots of history to be found here with tons of very old graves.

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Just happened to be walking by and stopped – very beautiful and well kept up In old Salem - over one block from tavern restaurant

Thank sheritol50
Reviewed 13 July 2018

everything is very organized but nothing really special here. I would walk uphill first and then back downhill so when you are tired you are walking downhill

Thank jim_albright
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Stopped here on a lovely fall day, wandered for quite a while. Enjoyed reading grave markers, some very very old. Well kept and lovely

1  Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This was a nice walk after the visit to the Home Church and Old Salem. The beliefs behind why the cemetery is the way that it is were explained in the church tour. It was also fun to find the first gravestone.

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This was a very quiet and beautifully kept graveyard where we were able to see the principles by which people lived their lives paralleled in death. The rows of gravestones, all the same according to male, female, adult or child, without decoration, just text if...More

3  Thank Maggie G
Reviewed 26 June 2018

God's Acre is a beautiful and well kept cemetery. It is a peaceful place to spend some time and full of so much history. It is well worth a visit to spend some time.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The annual Easter Sunrise Service is worth getting up early!l Get there early, or go on Saturday afternoon when family come to clean the headstones. The very old settlement within view of the Winston-Salem skyline is amazing!

1  Thank Carol L
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Old Salem is really charming. They are closed on Mondays so there are only 2 sites to see—the gift shop and the bake shop. Both are wonderful but there’s so much more to experience in this area.

1  Thank Diane F
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waterer1
12 June 2018|
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Response from BStewart27 | Reviewed this property |
My favorite walks have been Spring and Summer evenings. Old Salem is an active, residential neighborhood with a college and boarding school, so there is no closing time. I suppose a late-night visit might look suspicious... More
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SistaSandy121
27 July 2016|
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Response from Tim I | Reviewed this property |
Winston Salem Ghost Tour has a website that should provide info. They are also on Facebook.
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