European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Mar 21 1968, Page 12

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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - March 21, 1968, Darmstadt, HesseBe t f pc .,-oiittit.irii. ill i 5 to i k a in recent years More and More americans have joined in Battle against some thing usually called Progress but really Little More than simply new. Each historic building that has fallen beneath wreckers hammers has served to heighten the interest in preserving More of the nation s heritage. Thus the Village of old Salem today part of thriving Winston Salem n.c., a part that has remained As it was 200 years ago when it was settled by the moravian Church. As the 20th Century threatened to Wash away the Village s historic character in 1949, citizens took action and began methodically plan Ning the future to preserve the past. In a Way they have done so maintaining the Village As closely As possible to its original style. Not simply a restoration old Salem is a living thriving Village where the people work As their Peers in the City adjoining do where descendants of the original settlers continue to live go to school and worship As their ancestors did. The exhibit build Ings Are open to the Public throughout the year and the Public is invited. The photos on these pages Are from old Salem in pictures by Frances Grifin with photos by Bruce Roberts and published by Mcnally and Loftin who have Given permission for their reproduction. Sam Bauman Page 12 brass Doo handle on John Vogler House is of unusual design Odd shaped key is shown right tavern is furnished Able choir dishes of colonial times. Salem Square Gate frames 1819 John Vogler House. Workmen in traditional dress pegs a win the manner of 18th Century craftsmen Usine tools. Potter s wheel is still used in old Salem As it was in 18th Century for needed tableware. Thursday Larch 21, 1968 the stars and stripes Page u the stars and stripes

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