New Winston Museum “Transportation” Salon Series – Thursday, October 22, 2015
Cruising in the Twin City
The Museum’s fourth quarter 2015 Salon Series focuses on the transportation and its impact on the development of the Winston-Salem community. From cruising down Stratford Road to young lovers parking on secluded back roads, master storyteller Fam Brownlee shares insights on the role of the automobile on the lives of teenagers in our city’s history.
New Winston Museum “Transportation” Salon Series – Thursday, November 19, 2015
Our second transportation-themed discussion is all about trains. Local train expert, Dr. Jeff Miller shares his perspective on the impact of the railroad on the development of Winston-Salem, with particular emphasis on the locally-run Winston-Salem Southbound railway.
New Winston Museum “Transportation” Salon Series – Thursday, December 17, 2015
Sisters in Flight!
Our final transportation-themed discussion sheds light on Piedmont Airlines’ female pioneers. Former Piedmont pilots Sandy Gitter and Connie Tobias, and former Piedmont flight attendant Nancy Robinson share memories of the early days of women flying the friendly skies. Our special guest moderator is historian and Dean of Wake Forest University, Dr. Michele Gillespie!