Old Salem

Old Salem, a historic district in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, features the history of the Moravians, a Protestant sect who hailed from present day Czech… read more

Old Salem, a historic district in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, features the history of the Moravians, a Protestant sect who hailed from present day Czech Republic. Built starting in 1766, the town is a mix of original and restored buildings, as well as trade shops and gardens. Director of Research and Outreach, Martha Hartley, shared the history and explained how Salem changed from the colonial era through the Civil War as well as what visitors see today.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, from February 17-23, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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  • Scott Carpenter Director Old Salem Museums and Gardens->Music Programming
  • Martha Hartley Director Old Salem Museums and Gardens->Research and Outreach

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Old Salem

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Program ID:
442531-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Mar 17, 2018 | 1:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 13, 2018 | 6:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Mar 17, 2018 | 1:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2018 | 5:38am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 18, 2018 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 19, 2018 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2018 | 6:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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