Preserving, Protecting, and Revitalizing the historic fabric of Salisbury and Rowan County

50/50 Preservation Grants

50 Awards - $1,000 each - Apply May-September 2022

The mission of Historic Salisburv Foundation, Inc. is to preserve, protect and revitalize the historic fabric of Salisbury and Rowan County. The purpose of the 50/50 Preservation Grant is to support our mission in the six National Register Historic Districts that do not qualify for Historic Preservation Incentive Grants offered by the City of Salisbury, Historic Preservation Commission.

The 47th Annual OctoberTour

The weekend will kick off with Bank Street Festival Saturday at 10:00 AM!

Learn more about OctoberTour, purchase tickets, or become a sponsor on OctoberTour.com!

Beyond the Hedges Historic Salisbury Foundation and the Preservation Movement - by Pete Prunkl

Learn more about the book and get your copy now! $35 for Pickup at the HSF office or $45 for shipping.

Real Estate Properties for Sale in Salisbury

Roll up your sleeves and get ready! We have a new slate of properties for sale in Salisbury--check them out now.

In the Community

Livingstone College awarded $500,000 federal grant for Carnegie library

SALISBURY — A federal grant will help Livingstone College pay for the next phase of rehabilitating its…

August 16, 2021

Historic McCanless House sold, buyers plan on converting home into events venue

SALISBURY — From the moment she laid eyes on the Napoleon Bonaparte McCanless House, Sandra Toscano was…

July 25, 2021

‘The house that has sheltered life’: Monroe Street home repaired after storm damage

Sometimes bad things happen to good houses. The Salisbury Post reported on damage caused by a severe…

May 23, 2021

History of milk marketing can be found on bottles

by Mark Wineka – January 31, 2014 SPENCER, N.C. (AP) — Saying this out loud will jinx…

April 8, 2021

Farm and Garden Month: A look back at “pandemic gardens”

Today kicks off Farm and Garden Month here at the Foundation! Take a look back to last…

April 8, 2021

Preserving my Hood: East New York

By Zulmilena Then Zulmilena Then was one of the recipients of the 2020 American Express Aspire Award. One…

April 8, 2021

A Bold and Beautiful Transformation at the Women’s Building in San Francisco

In August 2020, to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, Benjamin Moore and the National Trust…

April 8, 2021

Liz Moomey: Historic Salisbury Foundation scavenger hunt connects to city’s past

SALISBURY — Salisbury is known for its history. And while many of us are cooped up due…

March 29, 2021

Highlighting Salisbury Women of History: Edith M. Clark & Emma Lewis Speight Morris

Our Women’s History post this week features two women. The first, Edith M. Clark. This information was…

March 17, 2021