Historic Preservation Month 2016

Historic Preservation Month LogoMay has been designated Historic Preservation Month both nationally and locally. The local theme for 2016 is “Foundations and Founding Principles” established by the Preservation Planning Partners, which includes the Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission, New Winston Museum, Old Salem Museums and Gardens, Preserve Forsyth, and Reynolda House.

Preservation Month was designed to raise awareness about the power historic preservation has to protect and enhance our homes, neighborhoods and communities - the places that really matter to us. It provides an opportunity to celebrate the diverse and unique heritage of Forsyth County and enables all of us to become involved in the growing preservation movement.

Preservation Month list of activities happening throughout the city and county:

Historic Preservation Month 2016 Calendar of Events [pdf/2mb/1p]

Historic Preservation Month 2016 Kick-off Event Flier [pdf/3.64mb/1p]

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Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission

HRC logo The Historic Resource Commission's (HRC) role is to protect and enrich the county's cultural, historical, architectural, and archaeological heritage through the identification, designation, and preservation of historic resources. To that end, the Commission strives to promote the use and conservation of historic properties for the education, pleasure, and enrichment of the residents of Forsyth County and North Carolina.

The twelve-member Commission (roster below) consists of five appointed representatives from Forsyth County, five from the City of Winston-Salem, one from the Town of Kernersville, and one from the Village of Clemmons. The HRC meets the first Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in Public Meeting Room of the Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building, Fifth Floor, 100 E. First Street, Winston-Salem. Agendas and Minutes of the HRC meetings as well as the status of the Major Work Certificate of Appropriateness cases are available for online viewing. The annual calendar (below) shows meeting dates and application submittal deadlines. Staff to the HRC is provided through the City-County Planning Division.

HRC Roster and Calendar
HRC Roster [pdf/13.0kb/1p] 2016 HRC Calendar [pdf/34.7kb/1p]
Annual Reports
2011 [pdf/394kb/4p] 2012 [pdf/384kb/4p] 2013 [pdf/1121kb/6p] 2014 [pdf/719kb/4p] 2015 [pdf/1.67mb/6p]
2006 [pdf/372kb/1p] 2007 [pdf/328kb/4p] 2008 [pdf/842kb/6p] 2009 [pdf/594kb/4p] 2010 [pdf/374kb/4p]

Contact Information

, (336) 747-7063

, (336) 747-7054

Updated 4/12/2016

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