Historic Bethabara Park, Inc. supports the Park in on-going efforts to enhance the cultural heritage of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County by maintaining and restoring it historical structures. Significantly, the 1756 Palisade Fort was restored through the help of many individuals, companies and foundations throughout our community and the state. Most recently, the 1843 Log House roof was restored after in-depth research to confirm the year of its construction and with materials and construction techniques consistent with that period. With the rich array of historic buildings and foundations, Historic Bethabara Park and HBP, Inc. has a consistent focus on ensuring the integrity and accessibility of these community treasures.
Minette C. Duffy
Landscape Preservation Award
Historic Bethabara Park interprets and promotes Winston-Salem and Forsyth County’s birthplace with educational opportunities and programs for schools and youth organizations. Thousands of school children benefit from the unique programs and projects HBP staff develop each year. Experiences range from hands-on-history with programs such as Meet the Moravians and Work in the 18th Century, to natural science offerings focusing on topics from birding to butterflies.
Eagle Scout Projects
Eagle Scout projects provide Historic Bethabara Park with handcrafted additions and enhanced visitor experiences, while offering the scouts a unique and rewarding experience. Recent Eagle Scout projects have included constructing split rail fencing, reshingling and repairing buildings in the 1754 Colonial Village, and rebuilding picnic tables.
Historic Bethabara Park encourages fellowship among the citizens of Forsyth County and visitors from near and far. The Park fosters enjoyment of the traditions, natural beauty and cultural heritage of Winston-Salem – enhancing the social capital of our city.