By Karen Cecil Smith
An previous Salem Christmas, 1840, tells the tale of Christmas get together in historical Salem, North Carolina, as noticeable throughout the eyes of a tender Moravian woman. Salem was once based in 1766 by way of the Moravians--a Protestant religion that started in what's referred to now because the Czech Republic. The ancient city is now a dwelling historical past museum in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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It was the beauty and authenticity of Old Salem Museums and Gardens, which surround the college campus, that inspired her to write this story. Karen is the author of Orlean Puckett: The Life of a Mountain Midwife, 1844-1939 and of many published articles, stories, and poems. She lives on a farm outside of High Point, North Carolina. About the Illustrator: BEBE PHIPPS Bebe Phipps grew up in Dudley, North Carolina. She currently resides in Winston-Salem where she attends Salem College. Bebe is working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Graphic Design.
Bebe is working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Graphic Design. Art has always been her greatest desire. Some choose politics or mission work to change the world, but she has devoted her life to reaching the world through art. Bebe’s goal is to get in touch with audiences of all ages and unite them in a common experience, be it through her work in the studio or illustrations in a book.
Collection of the Wachovia Historical Society; photograph courtesy of Old Salem Museums & Gardens. org Old Salem Museums & Gardens is America’s most comprehensive historic attraction, including the restored Moravian town of Salem and educational resources for learning about Moravians in the early South. org The Moravian Museum of Bethlehem is located in the 1741 Gemeinhaus, Bethlehem’s oldest building and a National Historic Landmark. Stories of the Moravian founders come to life in this authentic five-story log structure.
An Old Salem Christmas, 1840 by Karen Cecil Smith