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African American Cultural Complex

African American Cultural Complex

A History Museum that highlights the contributions African Americans made towards the development of North Carolina. The complex features several buildings and nature walking trails.

C. S. Brown Cultural Arts Center

A Greek Revival style hall was one of the first African-American high schools in the United States. This cultural arts center and museum has exhibits of African masks, an early classroom, and Native Americans
Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum at Historic Palmer Memorial Institute

Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum at Historic Palmer Memorial Institute

40-acre campus with 12 buildings, first historic site to recognize contributions of African Americans to education and the only one named for a woman.

Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station

The first US lifesaving station in North Carolina. Began in 1874. Historic seven building site has exhibits and displays including the very popular exhibit honoring African Americans that manned the Pea Island Lifesaving Station.
Diggs Museum of Art

Diggs Museum of Art

The major cultural center at Winston-Salem State University, the gallery offers 10-15 art exhibitions each year highlighting vibrant African-American world culture. While on campus, also view the Biggers murals and the sculpture garden.

Foscue Plantation

Located along the Trent River in Jones County, this Southern plantation home was built in 1824 by Simon Foscue. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. Three-floor structure with basement, cemetery, garden, forest and plantation.
George C. Shaw Museum

George C. Shaw Museum

Built in 1921, through the local Freedman's Board, Dr. George S. Shaw, established the Timothy Darling Presbyterian Church in 1888. Dr. Shaw founded the Mary Potter Academy, a parochial and boarding school for African-Americans in 1889.

Harmony Hall Plantation

Built in 1768 by Revolutionary War Colonel James A. Richardson. The plantation home sits on the original foundation and is interpreted along with several outbuildings and village structures. Seasonal programs focus on 18th and 19th-century agriculture traditions and home life.
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture

Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture

A milestone for African American Art, the Harvey B. Gantt Center features three galleries and will establish Charlotte as a nationally significant place for the presentation of African American visual and expressive culture.

Historic Hope Plantation

Restored home of former NC Governor and U.S. Senator David Stone. A wonderful example of federal architecture. The 1763 King-Bazemore House is also on site with picnic facilities and nature trails.

Liberty Hall Restoration

Guided tour of the Kenan family ancestral home, a restored 11-room Southern Plantation of the 1800s. Another 12 outbuildings are located on the same site.
Maimy Etta Black Fine Arts Museum & Historical Society

Maimy Etta Black Fine Arts Museum & Historical Society

Global Black arts museum which includes art, artifacts, and historical timelines showing the connected passages of African-Americans throughout the world.
Mebane Historical Museum

Mebane Historical Museum

The historical museum displays artifacts and other items about the local history of Mebane. The special exhibit is now on display on African American fiddler Joe Thompson.

Montford Point Marines Museum

Outstanding African-American museum which displays the Black Marine Training Center during World War II. Photographic displays along with artifacts from the 1940s
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North Carolina Mountain Area Historical Attractions

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PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

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