Old Salem Heritage Bridge

Old Salem Covered Bridge, Winston-Salem, North Carolina It had been a long time since I had visited historic Old Salem in North Carolina. Almost thirty years had passed between visits and I managed to pick one of the hottest days of the summer. Entering the Visitor’s Center, I welcomed the relief of the air conditioning … Continue reading Old Salem Heritage Bridge

Chang and Eng: The Bunker Twins

Grave of Chang and Eng Bunker, White Plains Baptist Cemetery Having left Wytheville, Virginia before the sun was up, I was headed to Winston-Salem to spend the day. It had been years since I had last visited the region and I wanted to make the best of the day at historic Old Salem. However, I … Continue reading Chang and Eng: The Bunker Twins

Enos “Country” Slaughter

Grave of Enos Slaughter, Allensville Cemetery I returned to Roxboro, North Carolina after being away for almost ten years. I was somewhat familiar with the area, as my family had visited friends living in that region numerous times over the years. Entering town from the north on Route 501, there was a sign welcoming visitors … Continue reading Enos “Country” Slaughter