Category: On This Date

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Happy Thanksgiving!

“A turkey I bring you for Thanksgiving Day, With wishes that plenty may e’er with you stay.” Happy Thanksgiving greetings from Winston-Salem Time Traveler! Stay tuned for the next historical post on December 1st:...

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April 6, 2015: Mystery Solved!

       The stained glass window, shown above and on the Easter post yesterday, resides on the back wall of the William Francis Shaffner vault in Salem Cemetery.  The Shaffner vault is also...

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April 5, 2015: Happy Easter!

Winston-Salem has been called the “Easter City.”  Thousands of visitors flock to Winston-Salem during the Easter season.  The Moravian Easter Sunrise Services take place throughout the county on Easter Sunday, led by Moravian brass...

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January 1,1915: The Headlines

Winston-Salem Journal readers opened their newspapers on the first day of 1915, one hundred years ago, and these were the headlines: Russians Cross Carpathians Third Time: French Report Successes in the West…America’s Note of...