Washburn General Store

Bostic Historic Site Rutherfordton County

First opened in 1831, the Washburn General Store is the oldest, continually run, family owned business in North Carolina. The store originally opened as a tavern and mercantile store that helped travelers venturing between Lincoln and Rutherford Counties.


  • 2426 Bostic Sunshine Highway, Bostic, NC


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North Carolina Mountain Area Historical Attractions

Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

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