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!

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

Going virtual: How the iconic October Tour was translated to a digital format

SALISBURY — For the past several months, DKM Media has been shooting pictures, flying drones and mapping…

September 20, 2020

HSF’s 2020 OctoberTour to give participants new views into old landmarks

SALISBURY — With a virtual edition of its annual OctoberTour, the Historic Salisbury Foundation will provide a…

August 9, 2020

August issue of Salisbury the Magazine features “Beyond the Hedges”

SALISBURY — The August issue of Salisbury the Magazine, a publication of the Salisbury Post, has reached…

July 23, 2020

Historic Salisbury Foundation founder Ed Clement to ‘retire’ from board of trustees

SALISBURY — After 48 straight years, Ed Clement, the principal founder of the historic Salisbury Foundation, plans…

July 18, 2020

HSF featured in Celebrate Salisbury, NC

Salisbury NC is known for its historical preservation. Tucked inside this small town, there are 5 Local…

July 16, 2020

HSF scavenger hunt connects to city’s past

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

July 16, 2020

Historic Salisbury Foundation celebrating Preservation Month

SALISBURY — For the Historic Salisbury Foundation, May is a month to celebrate preservation more than usual….

May 19, 2020

Archive: Minding the store: Summer’s first History on Tap tours the Youngs’ restoration in progress

SALISBURY — At one time, this was a place to come for bolts, seeds, work gloves, tomatoes…

June 29, 2018

Historic Salisbury Foundation acquires house once overrun by nature

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – From Historic Salisbury Foundation: Historic Salisbury Foundation has announced the acquisition of the…

October 4, 2017