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Alamance Battleground [History of Battle of Alamance]
County Historical Museum
Devoted to the preservation and display of
artifacts, photographs and documents related to the rich history
of Avery County and the surrounding Toe River Valley.
Housed in the old county jail, the museum also includes a new
research room where you will find material to help with family
research. Located at 1829 Shultz Circle in Newland, NC.
Burleson Cabin [Burlesons
of Plumtree, NC]
Historic Bath [Historic Postcard Photos]
Palmer - Marsh Historic House and Site
Academy Historical Museum
Housed in the old Pantego Academy (Ye Olde
Academy), the museum offers a glimpse into the past days of
Pantego, North Carolina.
Located at 46
Academy Street in Pantego, NC.
Historic Homes of Bertie County
Built in 1803 by NC Governor David Stone, the
beautiful mansion has been restored and is open to the public
with guided tours. The 1763 King Bazemore House has been
moved to the site and is also open for tours. 132 Hope
House Road, Windsor, NC.
Brunswick Town / Fort Anderson
Burke County Historic Sites [County
Greene Street Railroad Depot
Built in 1886,
this train depot has been restored to it's 1916 appearance and
opened as a museum displaying artifacts related to the railroad
in North Carolina and in particular, Morganton. Located at
624 South Green Street in Morganton, NC.
The History Museum of Burke County
Visitors will find
artifacts, photographs and documents related to the history of
Burke County. The museum has an extensive collection of
early photos of Valdese, Morganton and the surrounding areas in
Burke County. Located at 201 West Meeting Street in
Devoted to the
history of the early Italian settlers of Burke County.
Located on Rodoret Street in Valdese, NC. The
Trail of Faith is an exhibit depicting the events of the
Waldensian people and their persecution and migration to
Valdese, NC. This exhibit is found next to the
Old Colony Players Amphitheater where an outdoor drama of
these events is held during summer months. The
Amphitheater is located on Church Street in Valdese.
Grist Mill [History]
Established ca 1810 and operating since the early
1800s, the Bost Mill is still using the same French Buhr
Millstone to grind conrmeal and grits. The mill is opened
for tours during
special events. The mill and grounds are quite
picturesque. Located on NC Hwy 200, a few miles from Reed
Concord - Historic Walking Tour
Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum
Located in the Mt.
Pleasant Collegiate Institute building which was erected in
1855. Over 30 rooms hold the history of the people and
culture of Eastern Cabarrus County. Located at 1100 Main
Street North in Mount Pleasant, NC.
Historical Markers of Cabarrus County
Reed Gold Mine [History]
Declared a NC state
historic site, it is the first documented gold discovery in the
United States. Discovered on the property of German John
Reed in 1799 by his son Conrad Reed while fishing, the first
find weighed over 17 pounds and was used as a doorstop for
several years before it was known that the discovery was gold.
Reed and his subsequent partners became quite wealthy.
Since 1977, the site provides a visitor center, underground
tunnels, information and film about early mining history, an
operating stamp mill and trails. Visitors can pan for gold
just as in the "olden days". Located at 9621 Reed Mine Rd.
in Midland, NC. Phone number is (704) 721-GOLD.
Camden County Heritage Museum [Photos]
Housed in the old Camden County Jail built ca
1910, exhibits are displayed related to the early history of
Camden County. Located at the Camden County Courthouse,
117 North Highway 343 in Camden, NC.
North Carolina Maritime Museum [Photo
Discover North Carolina's maritime heritage
through exhibits, hands-on programs and field trips.
315 Front Street
Housed in the 1822 Gatewood House, the museum is
devoted to the history of Caswell County. Open for tours
but check for days and times. Located at 15 Main Street in
Bunker Hill Covered Bridge
The Bunker Hill
Bridge was built in 1895 and today is one of only two original
covered bridges in North Carolina which remain. Located on
Hwy 70, two miles east of Claremont, NC. It is closed for
repairs as of May 15, 2006.
Catawba County Museum of History
This history museum
is housed in the stately old 1924 Catawba County courthouse.
Focused on the history of the Catawba River Valley area,
exhibits include Civil War artifacts and uniforms, a variety of
agricultural implements and tools, and a 1920 medical office
along with a Library and Archives for researchers.
Location is 15 North College Ave. in Newton, NC.
Harper House - Hickory History Center
Located at 310 N.
Center Street in Newton, NC, the home is currently being
Murray's Mill Historic District
The first mill at
this site was built in 1883 by William Murray. The mill at
this historic site today, was built in 1913 by John Murray.
The Murray family were also the proprietors of the 1890s O. D.
Murray and Company general store, where you can shop for old
fashioned candies and items. Also open for tours is the
John Murray House, built in 1912 and furnished in period
Chatham Historical Museum
A display of the early history of Chatham County is located
inside the Chatham County Courthouse. It is operated by
the Chatham County Historical Association who are also in the
restoring two log houses and operate the
Charles Manley's Law Office.
Cherokee County Historical Museum
Featuring over 2000
Cherokee Indian artifacts, the museum reflects on the life of
the Cherokee Indian Tribe prior to the Trail of Tears removal to
Oklahoma. Located at 87 Peachtree Street in Murphy, NC.
Built in 1782, the house was home to Thomas and
Penelope Barker. Penelope Barker was involved in the
Edenton Tea Party. The home is open for tours.
Located at 505 S. Broad Street in Edenton, NC.
Clay County Historical & Arts Museum
Housed in the 1912 Clay County Jail, the history
museum relates the history of Clay County, NC to visitors
through exhibits and photographs. Many Indian artifacts
and antique farm equipment are on display. Located at 21
Davis Loop in Hayesville, NC.
Campbell Folk School [History]
Patterned after the folkehojskole (folk
schools) located in early rural Denmark, this folk school opened
in the 1920's as a way of bringing education to rural families.
Today, folk classes are offered and bring history, folk arts and
crafts, music, dance, cooking, gardening and more to a non
competitive learning experience.
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902
Cleveland County Historical Museum
Housed inside the 1907 Cleveland County
Courthouse, the history museum is devoted to the early peoples
and life in Cleveland County. A living history program
brings the early times in Shelby to life. Located in the
Court Square in Shelby, NC.
Kings Mountain Historical Fire Museum
includes antique fire trucks and equipment and the history of
the fire department in Kings Mountain. Located at 210
Cleveland Avenue in Kings Mountain, NC.
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
Learn about the early history of Kings
Mountain. Check for times open as it is not open at all
100 E. Mountain Street
Kings Mountain, NC.
Davidson County Historical Museum
Housed inside the
old 1858 Davidson County Courthouse on the Lexington square, the
museum features historical artifacts, photographs and a
collection of archival materials. Visitors can view the
judge's bench, jury box and prisoner holding cage. Located
on the square in Historic Uptown Lexington.
Bennett Place - Civil War State Historic Site [Photos]
This farmhouse was
the location of the largest troop surrender of the American
Civil War. A visitor center including a museum gallery and
a short film, tells the story of the Bennett family and the
surrender of Confederate troops. Located at 4409 Bennett
Memorial Road in Durham, NC.
Duke Homestead and Tobacco Museum
The Duke Homestead
is a beautiful 19th century home. The museum offers
visitors a look into the past when tobacco farming was prevalent
in America. Located at 2828 Duke Homestead Rd. in Durham,
West Point Mill
of the Eno River Basin]
The historic mill on
the Eno River in Durham City Park. At one time there were
many mills on the Eno River as the area was home to farmers and
millers. West Point Mil was a working mill from
1778-1942 and the core of this vital community. This mill
has been restored and is an actual working mill. Goods are
sold in the mill store. Other historic buildings include
the McCown-Mangum house, a ca 1840 farmhouse and the
West Point tobacco packhouse which today houses an exhibit
Hugh Mangum's photographs.
Blount Bridgers House Museum
The historic 1808 House is a National Historic
Landmark and holds an art collection that celebrates the 200
year old material culture of Edgecomb County and native born
artist Hobson Pittman. Two other structures located on the
grounds are the 1810 Silas Everett House which holds the Pender
Museum filled with 19th century ceramics and Jugtown pottery and
an 1845 farm house. Located at 130 Bridgers St. in
Old Salem Living History Museum
original museum buildings, rare antiques, authentic craftsman on
site, the recreated village is a living history example of what
life was like for early southerners. The visitor can take
a step back in time while enjoying shopping and learning in the museums: The Children's Museum,
MESDA, and the
Historic Town of Old Salem. You will find a
Research Library on site too.
The village is home to
The Fourth House which was built in 1768. It is the
oldest original structure in the Old Salem restoration area. Located at 900 Old Salem Road,
near downtown Winston-Salem, NC.
American Military Museum of Gastonia
The museum houses a college of military
memorabilia from past wars. One section is devoted
specifically to the Rambling Rebels, a renowned North Carolina
marching and music band.
The museum boasts the world's largest flying
American flag which is reported to be seen as far as 30 miles
109 W. Franklin
Blvd. in Gastonia, NC.
Historical Society's Cultural and Heritage Learning Center
Housed inside the
1899 R. L. Stowe House, the museum features artifacts and
exhibits related to the history of Belmont, NC. From the
days when Indians roamed the land to the 1930s era, visitors
will learn about the rich heritage of Belmont. The
facility includes a research library with genealogies of some
early families. Located at 40 Catawba Street in Belmont,
Brevard Station Museum [History
developing an interest in the history of Stanley and bringing
that history to Stanley's school children, residents and
visitors. Located at 112 South Main Street in Stanley, NC.
Gaston County Museum of History and Art
The 1852 Hoffman
Hotel building is home to the Gaston County Museum. Early
businessmen, leaders and farmers have all visited within the
walls of this old hotel. Housing over 5000 objects, 20,000
documents and 400,000 photographs, the museum is the ultimate
place to learn about the history of Gaston County. Located at 131 W. Main
Street in Dallas, NC.
Museum of Natural History
Focused on early natural history, Indian
history, Piedmont history , stone age history, and space
science. The exhibits take you from a Catawba Indian
Village, to the Lynn Planetarium. Something for everyone
to do, see and learn.
1500 East Garrison Blvd.
Greene County Museum
Operated by the Greene County Arts and
Historical Society, the museum houses a
research library containing historical documents and photos
related to the history of Greene County, NC.
Located at 107 NW
Third Street in Snow Hill, NC.
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
Courthouse National Military Park [The
On March 15th, 1781, one of the largest
battles of the Revolutionary War was fought at Guilford
Courthouse. The visitors center offers exhibits explaining
the battle and houses artifacts from the war.
2332 New Garden
Rd., Greensboro, NC.
Oracoke Preservation Society Museum
Housed in the historic house built by Captain
David Williams around 1900, the museum features pieces of and
historic artifacts from nearby Confederate Civil War Fort
Oracoke along with exhibits of maritime objects, and items
related to the history of the island.
Iredell Museum of Arts & Heritage offers over 30 acres of
trails leading through a living history pioneer settlement.
Open for special events. Statesville, NC.
[Harper House History & Photos]
Old Gilliam Mill Park
Originally built in 1850 on Big Pocket Creek by Howell &
John Gilliam, this one is a faithful reproduction built in 1879
up the creek from the original site. Nearby are an
old saw mill and kiln. Highway 42 West in Sanford, NC.
of Downtown Sanford]
Operated by the
Railroad House Historic Association, the museum is housed inside
Sanford's oldest house. Built in 1872, the house was home
to the first mayor of Sanford. Exhibits are related to the
history of Sanford and Lee County. Located at 226 Carthage
Street in Sanford, NC.
Richard Caswell Memorial
USS Neuse State Historical Site
Lincoln County Museum of History
The mission of the
Lincoln Cultural Center is to
enhance the lives of people of Lincoln County with offerings of
history, art and culture. Housed inside the cultural
center, the history museum is devoted to the history of Lincoln
County. Located at 403 E. Main Street in Lincolnton, NC.
Macon County Historical Society & Museum
Housed in the 100 year old Pendergrass Store, the
museum offers history of the Macon County area including
Cherokee artifacts. The society offers many
published books related to Macon County hisotry.
Located at 36 W. Main Street in Franklin, NC.
Asa Biggs House
An 1831 home housing the Martin County Historical
Society, Visitor's Center and the County Travel and Tourism
Office. Location is 100 East Church Street in Williamston,
Daniel Staton Mill (The Big Mill)
An old working
mill where corn meal is ground. Located at 2710 Holly
Springs Church Road in Williamston, NC.
Fort Branch Civil War Site [History] [Re-enactment]
earthern fort on the Roanoke River, it is being restored and
re-enactments are held at the historic site. Located 3
miles southeast of Hamilton, N.C. off NC Hwy 125/903 at 2883
Fort Branch Road.
Little Red Schoolhouse
Recently moved to
Moratoc Park, the 1860 school was once located in Poplar Point
and was used until 1925. 102 River Road, Williamston, NC.
St. James Place Museum
This folk art museum
is housed inside an old 1910 Primitive Baptist Church building.
Exhibits offered are unusual collections of North Carolina
pottery and quilts. Located at the corner of US 64 Alt. &
Outerbridge Street in Robersonville, NC.
Village and North Carolina Mining Museum
While the museum
offers a large collection of mining memorabilia, visitors seem
to love the gem mining experience offered here. As water
comes through a flume, you will search through buckets of dirt
and rocks for precious gems. Gemstones can then be cut and
fashioned into jewelry. Located on McKinney Mine Road in
Little Switzerland, NC.
Discovered in the 1800s, it is the only cave
formation located in North Carolina. The limestone caves
offer visitors a view of age old beauty beneath the earth's
surface. Tours through the caverns began as early as 1939 and
are offered today. Located off of U.S. Hwy 221 N in
Mountain Gateway Museum
Gateway Museum and Heritage Center on Facebook]
The Mountain Gateway Museum features educational
and historical exhibits. Visitors will see exhibits which
include artifacts and historical items from the western area of
North Carolina. There are exhibits about folk medicine,
moonshining, the Civil War, weaving and spinning, Marion
Manufacturing and more. During special events, there are
folks dressed up in time period dress and demonstrations of
historical crafts. There are two 19th century log
cabins located on the grounds as well. Located on the
banks of Mill Creek at 139 S. Catawba Avenue in downtown Old
J. McEwen Historic Village
The Mint Hill Country Doctor's Museum was the
first in this collection of historical buildings which include
the Ashcraft Schoolhouse, the Ira V. Ferguson Country Store and
a meat curing building. The small restored community
provides an opportunity for visitors to take a step back in time
and learn what life was like 100 years ago. Located at
4311 Hillside Drive in Mint Hill, NC.
Carolinas Aviation Museum
Preserving the history of aviation in the
Carolinas. Collection includes over 45 major aircraft and
other artifacts related to aviation. Located at the
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.
Museum of History
Hezekiah Alexander Homestead
The oldest surviving house in Mecklenburg County,
NC is home to the Charlotte Museum of History where docent led
tours are offered. Locate at 3500 Shamrock Drive in
Latta Plantation [Virtual Tours]
Levine Museum of the New South
of people and places from 1865 to present. Located at 200
E. Seventh Street in Charlotte, NC.
James K. Polk Memorial [Facilities and directions]
Built on land owned
by the parents of the 11th president is a reconstructed log
cabin which is similar to the one James K. Polk lived in as a
boy. Nearby is a stone monument dedicated to the memory of President James K. Polk.
It was erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution in
Rosedale Plantation [History] [Photos]
Hill Farm [History
of the Davidson Family]
of Major John Davidson, it is now a living history museum and
center for Scottish heritage.
Historic Homes in Moore County
Country Doctor Museum
The museum is focused on the life of rural
medicine of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The museum
features over 5000 medical artifacts and volumes of historic
texts ranging from rural doctors, nursing, pharmaceuticals and
home remedies. Located at 6642 Peele Road in Bailey, NC.
Museum & Hall of Fame
The Twin County
Museum is focused on the history, culture and people of Nash and
Edgecombe Counties of NC. Housed inside the Train Station
at 100 Coastline Street in downtown Rocky Mount, NC.
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Burgwin - Wright House
The home was built in 1770 on the old jail
foundation. John Burgwin, the treasurer of the Colony of
Carolina built what was called "the most considerable house in
town". Lord Cornwallis used the home as his headquarters
just before his surrender at Yorktown, VA. The home was
purchased by Joshua Grainger Wright in 1799 for 3500 Spanish
milled dollars. In 1937, the Burgwin - Wright House was
purchased by the National Society of The Colonial Dames of
America in the State of North Carolina. Today the house is
a living history museum offering docent guided tours.
Located at 224 Market Street in Wilmington, NC.
Cape Fear Museum
Founded in 1898, Cape
Fear Museum is the oldest continuously operating museum of
history in North Carolina. Dedicated to the preservation,
collection and interpretation of the history, science and
culture of Lower Cape Fear, the museum is located at 814 Market
Street in Wilmington, NC.
Built in 1852 by
Zebulon Latimer, a local merchant of Wilmington, North Carolina,
the house is a fine example of what Victorian elegance was like
in Wilmington. Visitors will explore 14 rooms containing
over 600 historical objects along with the lovely gardens which
are planted with Victorian era flora. Located at 126 South
Third Street in Wilmington, NC.
County Museum [Photo
Focused on the
history of Onslow County, the museum features historical
artifacts, maritime items, and a research room. Located
just 15 minutes from Jacksonville at 301 S. Wilmington Street in
Person County Museum of History
The site is really a complex of historical buildings which
Woodsdale General Store,
the office of Dr. John H. Merrit, a
tobacco barn, and the
Van Hook School (possibly the oldest school still standing
in North Carolina). A large exhibit is focused on Enos
Slaughter, native of Roxboro and Baseball Hall of Famer.
historic site and learn about the history of Roxboro and Person
County. Located at 311 North Main Street in Roxboro, NC.
Red Banks Primitive Baptist Church
Maintained by the Pitt County Historical Society
which calls the church home, the church is also offered for
weddings, concerts and other special events. Located in
Polk County Historical Museum
Housed inside the
Feagan Building, the museum holds a collection of historic
artifacts which tell the story of Polk County. Located at
60 Walker Street in Columbus, NC.
Polk County Self Guided Historic Tour
Tryon Toy-Makers' House Museum
Toy-Makers and Wood-Carvers was a company who operated in Tryon
from 1915 to 1940. Today you will find original toys and
furniture as well as a gift shop offering original handmade
arts. Located at 43 E. Howard Street in Tryon, NC.
Rankin Museum of American Heritage
The museum features collections
and exhibits related to natural history, American heritage and
Native American culture. Located at 131 West Church Street
in Ellerbe, NC.
County History & Photos
Four historic buildings (a tobacco factory and
barn, a one room schoolhouse and a corn crib) have been restored
and moved near the Rockingham Community College. The
village is only open for special events and by appointment.
Historical Sites in Rockingham County
in 1816 on the original part of the Wright Tavern. The
tavern operated until the 1920s. Later purchased by the
Reid family, the establishment was then known as Reid House.
Containing some original furnishings, the house is open by
Call for tours. Located in Wentworth, NC.
John Blue House and Cotton Gin
Maintained by the
Scotland County Historical Properties Commission, the site is
actually a complex of historic buildings which include the John
Blue House, a cotton gin, the Gibson General Store, some cabins
and the Cotton Blossom Railroad. An annual cotton festival
is celebrated every year. Located at 13040 X-Way
Road in Laurinburg, NC.
Columbia Theater Cultural Resources Center
Housed in the old 1938 Columbia Theater, exhibits
related to the cultural history of the Albemarle-Pamlico
peninsula. Particular attention is focused on the heritage
of farming, fishing and forestry and how it shaped the people of
this region. Located at 304 Main Street in Columbia, NC.
Columbia Walking Tour
North Carolina Estuarium
aquariums, terrariums, historic artifacts, a boardwalk where the
wetlands can be viewed and boat tours of the Pamlico-Tar
waterways. Located in Washington, NC.
Roanoke / Cashie River Center
Interpretation and cultural history of the
lower Roanoke River region through hands-on exhibits, a
boardwalk, and historical artifacts.
112 West Water Street
of the Waxhaws and
Andrew Jackson Memorial
An excellent museum chock full of exhibits
related to the history of the Waxhaw area. Restoration on
Secrest log cabin is underway. Located at 8215 Waxhaw
Highway (Hwy. 15 East) in Waxhaw, NC.
Downtown Raleigh Walking Tour
Historic Raleigh Trolley Tour
Hall House Museum and Gardens
Erected in 1799,
the large house was home to State Senator John Haywood and the
house remained in the Haywood family for over 175 years.
In 1877, the house was left to The National Society of Colonial
Dames of America in North Carolina. Today Haywood Hall has
been restored and is complete with period furnishings, paintings
and decorative arts. Haywood Hall is surrounded by
gardens containing rare and historical plants which are open
to the public year round. The museum itself is closed
during the winter for maintenance. Located at 211 New Bern
Place in Raleigh, NC.
Museum House [History]
Often called the "Birthplace of Raleigh", the
home was built in the 1760s by planter Joel Lane. Lane,
who became involved in politics, was directly involved in the
capital city decision making process. In 1792 one thousand
acres of his land was purchased to establish the city of Raleigh
as the new capital city of North Carolina. After passing
through many hands, the home is now operated by the National
Society of Colonial Dames of America as a museum. Located
at 728 W. Hargett
Street in Raleigh, NC.
Mordecai Historic Park [Photo
Once, one of the
largest plantations in Wake County, the Mordecai house was built
in 1785 by Joel Lane. The house was home to Moses Mordecai
who married into the Lane family. The house contains many
original furnishings and can be toured along with several other
historical buildings in the 5 acre park including an 1847
chapel, 1810 law office, the birthplace of Andrew Johnson and
others. Docent led tours are offered. Located at 1
Mimosa Street in Raleigh, NC.
North Carolina Museum of History
Founded in 1902,
the museum encourages the discovery of the rich heritage of
North Carolina. Located at 5 East Edenton Street in
Downtown Raleigh, NC.
North Carolina State Capitol [Virtual
The beautiful Greek Revival style building was
completed in 1840. Can be toured daily. Guided tours
are offered on weekends.
One East Edenton Street
Oak View [Photos]
Only four miles
east of downtown Raleigh, you can step back to the early times
of cotton plantations at Oak View. Built in the 1850s, the
Greek Revival style house reminds one of long ago yesterdays.
Located in Oak View county park at 4028 Carya Drive in Raleigh,
A 1756 gristmill is
situated inside Historic Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh.
Historic tours are offered along with corn grinding
demonstrations. Located at 4620 Lake Wheeler Road in
Raleigh, NC. Call (919) 856-6675 for tour information and
Buck Spring Plantation - Nathaniel Macon Homeplace
Replica of the home of statesman
217 Nathaniel Macon Dr.
Port O'Plymouth Museum [Photos] [History]
Housed in the 1923
railroad station on the Roanoke River, it focuses primarily on
the Civil War Battle of Plymouth which occurred in 1864.
Located at 302 E. Water Street in Plymouth, NC.
Roanoke River Lighthouse and Maritime Museum
Somerset Place - Antebellum Plantation
Appalachian Cultural Museum [Exhibits]
Charles B. Aycock Birthplace and Living History Museum
Wayne County Museum
Housed in the 1927
Goldsboro Woman's Club Jefferson style building, the museum
features artifacts and exhibits related to the rich heritage and
history of Wayne County, NC. Located at 116 North William
Street in Goldsboro, NC.
Mount Mitchell State Park
Mitchell State Park and the Black Mountains Photos]
Situated on the highest peak east of the
Mississippi River (6,684 feet), the park was established in 1915
and is known as the first state park of North Carolina.
Breath-taking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains abound from atop
this mountain which is part of the Black Mountains. There
is an exhibit hall where visitors can learn more about the
history of the mountain and view dioramas about animal life in
the park. Located at 2388 State Highway 128 in Burnsville,
Rush-Wray Museum of Yancey County History
Housed in the 1840s McElroy House where you can
learn about the history of the area and in particular the role
of this house in the Civil War. Located on the hill behind
Chamber of Commerce in Burnsville. 11 Academy Street,
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