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

Salisbury, N.C., has been awarded across the USA for its historic preservation. On October 8-9, its annual tour of homes beckons you to step back in time. The homes circle the free Bank Street Festival, where you'll discover live music, food, vendors and much more. Become a Patron and attend the Golden Soiree on Saturday evening.

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

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

Patsy Flint and the origin of the Rowan History Class

By Pete Prunkl For the Salisbury Post The story of the beginning of the popular Rowan History…

March 14, 2021

Highlighting Blanche Spencer Robertson

Today’s Women’s History Month feature is Blanche Spencer Robertson, one of the founding members of Historic Salisbury…

March 4, 2021

City approves DOT agreement, Salisbury Station project could begin next year

SALISBURY — Construction for a second platform at the Salisbury Station on Depot Street is expected to…

March 2, 2021

Women’s History Month: Highlighting Elsie Bennett

Today marks the start of Women’s History month, and what better way to kick it off than…

March 1, 2021

Highlighting William W. Smith

William W. Smith is considered the first Black architect in the city of Charlotte. Smith was born…

February 23, 2021

Highlighting Delaine Tabor Fleming, who broke color barriers in nursing, and was ‘the Nightingale of our time’

This article was originally written October 9, 2015 at The Salisbury Post. SALISBURY — Even in the…

February 22, 2021

Louise Rountree and the Second Jewel of Salisbury

By Pete Prunkl For Historic Salisbury Foundation Historic Salisbury Foundation has long referred to our town’s National…

February 15, 2021

Highlighting Garland Gaither

This week’s Black History Month Salisburian of note was a daily fixture in the community. Former Salisbury…

February 9, 2021

Highlighting Rev. Joseph Charles Price, D.D

With the support of the AME Zion Church and the support of Salisbury residents, Dr. Price established…

February 5, 2021