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Many events planned for May: Historic Preservation

Many events planned for May: Historic Preservation
April 27
07:00 2017

SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE

Historic Preservation Month is being observed in May with lectures, walking and trolley tours of historic sites, the unveiling of two new local historic markers and more.

Events begin May 2 with the first of four guided “Trail Mix” walking tours in Bethania, this one at noon along Bethania’s historic Orchard Trail. This trail walk will be repeated May 13 at 9 a.m. Trail walks along the Reuter trail are scheduled for May 16 at 1 p.m. and May 27 at 9 a.m.

The Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission will unveil a historic marker about the Brothers Spring and the African School in what is now Happy Hill Park at 1 p.m. May 20 at the park. The unveiling will be followed by a tour of the Happy Hill neighborhood.

On May 18, the Commission and the Black History Archives of Winston-Salem will host a trolley tour of the historic residences along East 14th Street.

For more information about Historic Preservation Month events, go to CityofWS.org/HRC or contact Michelle McCullough at 336-747-7063 or michellem@nullcity-ofws.org.

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