Recreation

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

Locations throughout Downtown Salem • Website

Over more than 200 years, the thriving community of Salem in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia has seen a lot of history. The Great Wagon Road gave way to an interstate highway; one-room schoolhouses evolved into modern facilities; charming Victorian neighborhoods. They remain charming Victorian neighborhoods. The story of Salem's past is the story of us all-an American hometown carved from the wilderness when the nation was new; growing and changing through the years but retaining her own unique charm. Come take a closer look!

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