Tour Dates: Saturday October 12th, 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sunday October 13th, noon - 5:30 p.m.

Questions: Before the tour call Historic Salisbury Foundation (HSF), (704) 636-0103. On tour days, check at any tour site check-in table or go to the Henderson Law Office, corner of South Church and West Fisher Streets.

Parking: Available on-street; other off-street parking areas are designated on the DIRECTIONS page.

Trolley: Free trolley service is available for Tour ticket holders. The trolley runs the tour route throughout Saturday and Sunday. Trolley service is typically available one-half hour before and after Tour. Trolley runs throughout all downtown route. Transportation to any county tour site is not provided.

Tour Booklet: Your full-color brochure with tour map, schedule of events, narrative and photographs of each site will be given to you at your first tour site or a copy can be obtained at our main ticket office - The Henderson Law Office, corner of South Church and West Fisher Streets. Booklets can also be picked up prior to the tour at the HSF Office located at 215 Depot Street or any of our Advanced Ticket Locations.

Restrooms: Rowan Public Library and The Hall House.

Children: When touring homes, children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Strollers must be left outside. 

Dress: OctoberTour is held rain or shine, so please dress appropriately. 

Photography: Photographs are not permitted inside private homes. Use of telephone camera inside homes is strictly prohibited.

Footwear: OctoberTour is a walking tour. Low-heeled, soft-soled shoes or sneakers are recommended. No high-heeled or spiked soles are permitted. 

Patron Ticket: A Patron Badge allows entry into Patrons' Party on Thursday evening, Patrons' Porch for entire weekend where spirits and refreshments are served throughout tour hours, and all tour site locations for both days. Cost $125 per person, $225 per couple.

Luncheon Ticket: The Luncheon is a separate ticketed event that is not included in Sponsorship or Patrons' badge. The cost is $50.

Advanced Tickets: $20 for HSF members, $25 for non-members, $10 for children ages 6-12, Free for those under 6, $20 for Group of 10+.

Day Of Tickets: $30 for members or non-members, Children prices do not change.

Tickets are non-refundable.

No pets allowed at any of the events.

Due to the nature of the Tour, sites are not handicap accessible.


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Historic Salisbury Foundation - Celebrating 46 Years of Preservation

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Historic Salisbury Foundation, founded in 1972, is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve, protect and revitalize the historic fabric of Salisbury and Rowan County.