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Avery County Museum

Avery County Museum

Circa 1912 Avery County jail. Museum displays vital information, photographs, and artifacts of early Avery County life. One of the last intact old jails in North Carolina.

Beaufort Historic Site/Beaufort Historical Association

Historic site in the heart of downtown Beaufort. Guided tours by docents in period costumes through the 18th and 19th centuries. The site includes historic homes, the old jail, the courthouse, and the apothecary. Gift shop with an extensive collection of books, hand-woven rugs, and pottery.

Camden County Heritage Museum

Housed in the former Camden County Jail (circa 1910). Museum is a well-preserved reminder of local methods of incarceration at the turn of the century. It documents the history of Camden County with changing exhibits.
Charles Bruce Davis Museum of Art, History and Science

Charles Bruce Davis Museum of Art, History and Science

Housed in the second Yadkin County jail, the museum offers some of the local and regional history, art and science.
Clay County Historical Museum

Clay County Historical Museum

Museum features a Native American artifact collection, a photo collection of Hayesville from 1893-1900s, early farm kitchen, loom and clothing from the 1800s, and an original switchboard from 1916. Handmade quilt from the women of the Trail of Tears dates back to 1838.

Historic Currituck Settlement

The site includes the Jacobean Jail, the oldest standing jail in North Carolina (1790), and the Currituck Courthouse (1723). The Currituck Sound Ferry leaves this site for Knotts Island every day.

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

Old Brunswick County Jail

A small two cell, a two-story jail that was used as a scene in the movie Crimes of the Heart starring Sissy Spacek.
The Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum

The Franklin Gem and Mineral Museum

The Museum started in 1974, is located in the old “jailhouse” built in 1950. Located in downtown Franklin. Exhibits of gems from all 50 states. One of the most comprehensive collections of native gems and minerals from around the country.

North Carolina Mountain Area Historical Attractions

Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270

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