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NC#11 Old Salem

Experience early American history in this unique Moravian town

600 South Main Street
Winston-Salem, NC

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Coaster Card Answers

Question 1

A dome bake oven is used in the Winkler Bakery. The dome is typical of the ovens that were used in Salem. The bakery's oven is still heated with wood as it was over 200 years ago.

Question 2

Historic St. Phillips Church is the oldest African-American church still standing in North Carolina and one of the earliest in the entire country. The church is still worshipped in and is part of the Old Salem complex of museum buildings.

Question 3

Early Moravians livied by the choir system, which meant members with similar life experiences (age, gender, marital status) worshipped together and some even lived together.

 
 

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