Historic Bethabara Park presents Hands-On-History Day

Published 11:54 am Monday, July 5, 2021

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WINSTON-SALEM — The sights and sounds that once filled the community of Bethabara will come to life on from 1:30-4:30 p.m., Saturday, July 17, during the park’s Hands-on-History Day event.

Attendees of the event are invited to chat with 18th-century craftsmen including woodworkers, a blacksmith, and blue dyer. Visitors will also enjoy learning about — and sampling — food that was available to the town’s first settlers.

Admission is free.

Historic Bethabara Park, a National Historic Landmark, is the 1753 site of the first Moravian settlement in North Carolina and the birthplace of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. For more information, go to historicbethabara.org or call 336-924-8191.