The Walnut Hill Cotton Gin is a historic structure built around 1848. Previously home to a cotton gin machine, it is today used as a residence by architect Jim Smith, who is also responsible for restoring the building. It is well known for being one of the few remaining cotton gin houses in North Carolina. It became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
5333 New Hill Holleman Road New Hill, NC 27562 +1 919 687 0288(Tourist Information)
The Samuel Bartley Holleman House is a monumental home situated in the New Hill vicinity in North Carolina. It was built in 1913. The home is predominantly a two-and-a-half story building and is brilliantly structured. It stands as a fine model of the Queen Anne and the Colonial Revival styles of architecture. The home spans over a land area of 1.5 acres (0.61 hectares). It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The celebrated Falcon Tabernacle is an octagon-shaped Pentecostal Holiness Church structure, and is also referred to as the Little Tabernacle or the Octagon Tabernacle. This historic building is located in Falcon, North Carolina and was constructed in 1898. A rare fact indicates that the church was predominantly built using trees that had been uprooted by a tornado. The use of eight-sided tents in ancient religious revivals is represented by the architecture of the building. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 11, 1983.
The historic Kerr Lake State Recreation Area is a stupendous park site in North Carolina. The monumental North Carolina State Park is situated in Vance and Warren Counties. It approximately encompasses a mammoth 50,000 acre (202 square kilometers) man-made cover. The scenic lake and state park is a picturesque site, perfect for a recreational visit. It was founded and established in 1981 and its elevation lies at 318 foot (96.9 meters).
319 North Churton Street Hillsborough, NC 27278 +1 919 732 7451
Burwell School, constructed in 1921 by John Berry, was the home of Reverend Robert Burwell and his family. The Reverend's wife Margaret Anna Burwell used her home to run a girls' school from 1837 to 1857, whence the name Burwell School. Following this the building was used as a home for notable residents of Hillsborough. Burwell School has been working as a historic house museum since 1964. The house, with exhibits and regular events, give visitors a glimpse into the Hillsborough citizens' lives during the Civil War era.
This grand and historical homestead was once a plantation farm. Bennett Bunn, who inherited this land built a house that represents the Federal architecture style. This historical plantation is now transformed in to a splendid event venue that hosts weddings, corporate parties and similar events. This idyllic setting complete with well-manicured lawns, water features and a rustic feel makes it one of the most sought after venue in the vicinity.
House in the Horseshoe was built in 1772 in a Coastal lowlands style of architecture. This historic home was the battleground of the clash between loyalists and patriot militiamen, and is now a museum. One of the most popular draws here is the re-enactment of revolutionary war battles that takes place annually.
With an extravagant collection of over 20,000 exhibits, the Gregg Museum of Art & Design is a cultural treasure trove. The magnanimous collection includes photography, architectural drawings, paintings, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, self-taught art, modern furniture, Native American and tribal art. There are six to eight exhibitions throughout the year, as well as workshops, film screenings and other programs.
355 Witherspoon Student Center North Carolina State Unviersity Campus Raleigh, NC 27695 +1 919 250 9336
Nestled in the sprawling campus of the North Carolina State University, the African American Cultural Center (AACC) is an organization with a mission. As the name suggests, this center aims to preserve and promote African American culture. The efforts and endeavors of the AACC are directed towards achieving this goal, so they often organize events, activities and academic research programs. The center has an art gallery that showcases exhibits and collections pertaining to African American culture.
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Kids Museum. Launched in 2007, the museum nurtures a revolutionary concept that aims to inspire kids with the power of play. Innovation is the driving force behind its philosophy ...
Explore the natural wonders of North Carolina, from the depths
of its ocean to its rocky mountains. Complete with a 20 foot (6 meter) waterfall, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science has much to offer. See North Carolina ...
Founded in 1902, this museum is committed to exploring and
preserving North Carolina's rich heritage. Among the permanent exhibits is the Sports Hall of Fame, North Carolina folk life, and David Marshall "Carbine" Williams, a famous inventor of weapons ...