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God's Acre

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Address: South Church Street at Cemetery Street, Winston Salem, NC 27101
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What an amazing place to just breathe and clear your mind at. To just look out at the all the stones and see how the Moravians honor their deceased members is something to learn... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 13, 2016
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Ocala, FL
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Ocala, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

What an amazing place to just breathe and clear your mind at. To just look out at the all the stones and see how the Moravians honor their deceased members is something to learn. You can walk about the area, view the stones and just take in the quiet that is there, the peace from the world outside the gates.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

A quiet stroll through an old Moravian graveyard. The changing of the seasons made for a pretty back drop.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Great opportunity to learn about the Moravian culture in North Carolina. Would not recommend for little kids.

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Windsor, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

The stones mixed with the fall colors was serene and beautiful. The Moravians are buried by gender and date of death, not by family. So very interesting. A must-see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

Beautiful, quiet, and altogether lovely. I've always enjoyed walking near this area and also just the peace and quiet. Its a beautiful site.

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Green Cove Springs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

The Moravians meet at (actual) sunrise on Easter morning to welcome the return of their Christ. The attendance runs in the thousands, there are several brass bands which play antiphonally through the service, and the singing is lovely. A most spiritual experience for any thoughtful person.

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Newport, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

I'm reminded by the dates on the markers of events that were happening to shape our great country. Everyone makes a mark on history. Just being born leaves a mark somewhere in time. Wonderful place to reflect.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Such a peaceful place. Love to go there during my lunch breaks. Nice to reflect. Take the time to visit - you will not regret it.

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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

What an amazing place. We went to Old Salem for pokemon hunting and ended up stumbling upon this place. It is so peaceful. Can't imagine a better place to be laid to rest. We looked around some, but didn't stay long since I wouldn't let the kids play pokemon while we were there...I just think it's disrespectful.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Scenic and nicely landscaped Moravian cemetery on the periphery of Old Salem. Historic location, with nice modern backdrop of downtown Winston-Salem.

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