Companies tagged with: Civil War History

American Military Museum

American Military Museum

A collection of military artifacts and archives covering all services and all wars from the Civil War to Desert Storm.

Asa Biggs House

Home of one of North Carolina’s best-known jurists and politicians built in 1835. Houses the Martin County Tourism Office and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Also part of the new Civil War Trail program in NC.
Bentonville Battleground State Historic Site

Bentonville Battleground State Historic Site

Some of the last major Confederate offensive of the Civil War. Tours of the Harper House on the hour. Museum, gift shop, cemetery, and monument area.

Brunswick Town, State Historic Site, Fort Anderson

Excavated ruins of a colonial port town founded in 1726. Nearly a century later during the Civil War, Confederates reconstructed the earthen fortification, Fort Anderson, which is still extremely well preserved.

Cape Fear Museum of History and Science

The state’s oldest history museum. Museum focuses on regional history, cultures, and science. Michael Jordan Discovery Gallery highlights natural history. Extensive Civil War collection has a wonderful diorama of the Second Battle of Fort Fisher in 1865.
Catawba County Museum of History

Catawba County Museum of History

Housed at the Neoclassical Revival-style former courthouse built in 1924, the museum features an extensive collection of Civil War artifacts and local folk art, including pottery, as well as objects depicting the industrial development of Catawba County.

CSS Neuse/Civil War Interpretive Center

Brand new regional Civil War museum located in historic downtown Kinston. The CSS Neuse was one of only 3 Confederate ironclad vessels. The Civil War Interpretive Center tells the "untold story" of how the events in Eastern NC in 1865 led to the fall of the Confederacy. Behind the scenes tours available.

Fort Branch

Popular Civil War site in eastern NC has a well preserved star-shaped Confederate earthen fort on Rainbow Banks, which overlooks the Roanoke River. Annual Civil War Reenactment the first weekend in November. Part of the new Civil War Trails program in North Carolina
MARC: Museum & Archives of Rockingham County

MARC: Museum & Archives of Rockingham County

The MARC preserves and shares the history of Rockingham County in a museum complex which includes a 20th century courthouse and jail along with a 19th century tavern.

Museum of Coastal Carolina

One of NC’s top coastal region museums. A natural history museum with dioramas complete with collections of seashells and fossils and maritime and Civil War artifacts. Also includes sea turtle exhibit and educational programs.
Museum of Scotland County

Museum of Scotland County

Located across the street from the John Blue House. The museum showcases the unique history of farming and industry in the region as well as antique cars and a fire engine, model trains, and numerous artifacts from the Civil War.

New Bern Academy Museum

This museum originally served as a schoolhouse then as a hospital during the Civil War. The exhibits are largely about the education and history of New Bern Academy, the Civil War, and the architectural history of New Bern.

New Bern Battlefield Site

An eastern NC Civil War battlefield site which includes part of the Confederate defenses for the Battle of New Bern fought on March 14, 1862. Walking trail includes four different sets of earthworks from the Battle of New Bern.

New Bern Historical Society

Located in the Attmore-Oliver House which was constructed in 1790. It is furnished with 18th and 19th-century antiques. Museum also features a room of Civil War memorabilia and a unique doll collection.
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North Carolina Mountain Area Historical Attractions

Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270