Directions to Old Salem and vicinity

CHECK IN, July 23, 2017, at the FELLOWSHIP HALL of…

Home Moravian Church, in Winston-Salem, may be accessed from the east or west sides of the building.

Home Church front lawn

Home Moravian Church

SEE NOTICE, BELOW, regarding US Hwy 52 Road Closure!

There are two approaches for parking, as well:

You may enter 529 S. Church St. in your GPS system, to park on Church or Main St. in Old Salem.

BEWARE: some GPS and online maps do not recognize that Church St. is one-way, north only, from Academy St., and Bank St. is one-way, west only, from Church St.

Parking is not available in the Salem College lot directly across the street, during the day, but IS AVAILABLE in the lot just north of there, behind the white fence, across from the parsonage and Bishop’s House.  From Church St., simply walk down the paved driveway to the Fellowship Hall to check-in. Or enter the CE Building and use the elevator at the end of the hall.

Alternatively, and recommendedHome Church has parking in the Salem College Fine Arts Center/AKD Center/God’s Acre parking lot, at the east side of the building, and it is a bit easier to park and access the Fellowship Hall. To find this parking, you may find it easiest to type 500 E Salem Ave., Winston-Salem (which is the address of Salem Academy) in your GPS system, to get to the parking area. You will see Salem Academy on the left and God’s Acre on the right, then the Salem College  Fine Arts Center on the left. Keep straight, as far as you can go, to the end of the parking lot and turn left to park, or enter the driveway and curve left up to the portico. The brick building, with a drive through portico is Home Church. There are parking spaces reserved for Home Church.

SPECIAL NEEDS ACCESS, elevator access, and anyone who needs to save some steps or shorten their walk. Once you have parked in the Salem College/A K Davis Ctr/God’s Acre parking lot (see below), approach the building on the lowest level, at the back door, under the portico, and go up one level by stairs or elevator to the Fellowship Hall to Check-In.

NOTICE:
The N.C. DOT has advised that U.S. 52 will be closed from 10 p.m. on Friday, July 21, to 5 a.m. on Monday, July 24, to remove the Rams Drive bridge and repair concrete paving.

Detailed directions:

From West of Winston-Salem, NC

Approach Winston-Salem on Interstate 40 (Bus 40 is expected to be under construction soon, and I-40 is easier, anyway) and take the 193B exit (interchange) to Hwy 52 north (currently undergoing widening, but with few delays). After about 2 miles, take exit 108C, and turn right onto Rams Dr. (old Stadium Dr.). Follow for about ½ mile and go straight through the light at Salem Ave.  …and take exit 192. Turn left on Peters Creek Pkwy. Drive 1.5 miles and turn right on Academy St. (BP station)  You will see Salem Academy on the left and God’s Acre on the right. Drive 1 mile to Old  Salem. Park in Salem, and walk down the drive to Fellowship Hall. OR You may turn left on Old Salem Rd., turn right on Cemetery St., turn right on E. Salem Ave. and turn right at Rams Drive (Salem College sign) to enter parking area for the Fellowship Hall. Keep straight to the end of the parking lot and turn left.

From East of Winston-Salem, NC

Approach Winston-Salem on Interstate 40, and take exit 195 and turn right. Drive on Thomasville Rd. for 2.3 miles (it changes to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive). Turn left onto Research Parkway. Turn left on Rams Drive. Go straight through the light at Salem Ave. You will see Salem Academy on the left and God’s Acre on the right. Keep straight to the end of the parking lot and turn left.

From South of Winston-Salem, NC

Approach Winston-Salem on Hwy 52 north and take exit 105 and turn left onto Clemmonsville Rd. Turn right onto Main St. and drive 2.3 miles. Turn left at the traffic circle onto Salem Ave.  At the next traffic circle take the second off to remain on E. Salem Ave. (currently undergoing widening, but with few delays). Take exit 108C, and turn right onto Rams Dr. (old Stadium Dr.). Follow for about ½ mile and  Turn left at the light. You will see Salem Academy on the left and God’s Acre on the right. Keep straight to the end of the parking lot and turn left.

From North of Winston-Salem, NC

Approach Winston-Salem on Hwy 52 south. Take exit 110B, and go straight through the light to travel on Research Parkway for 1.6 miles. Turn right onto Rams Drive.  Follow for about 1/4 mile and go straight through the light at Salem Ave. You will see Salem Academy on the left and God’s Acre on the right. Keep straight to the end of the parking lot and turn left.

Map of Salem and Research Pkwy

WHEN YOU ARE IN THE PARKING LOT…

The building to the left (south), with the portico, is Home Church, and has an elevator at this back entrance.

The brick building to the right (north), next to God’s Acre, is the Archie K. Davis Center – home of the Moravian Music Foundation. There are parking spaces reserved for the A K Davis Center, that you may use.

 

VISIT WINSTON-SALEM is the local convention and visitors bureau; they offer several maps of the city, county, and downtown area.  MAPS

AIRPORT INFO, available here

AMTRAK serves stations in High Point and Greensboro (MMF can arrange pick ups from these stations, if necessary)
http://www.ncbytrain.org/destinations/stations.html?id=high-point