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Castle McCulloch

Castle McCulloch

Built in 1832 as a gold refinery, Castle McCulloch boasts three-foot thick granite walls, a moat, a drawbridge, interior wrought iron tapestries, and cathedral ceilings. On National Register of Historic Sites.
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.
Crossnore Weavers & Gallery: A Working Museum

Crossnore Weavers & Gallery: A Working Museum

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Museum offers a glimpse back into an age-old American tradition of weaving rugs. Many interesting designs on antique looms.

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

First illuminated on December 1, 1875. More than one million bricks were used to build the lighthouse. Total of 214 steps to the top of the lighthouse

Dismal Swamp Canal

Oldest continuously operated man-made waterway in the country. Now celebrating 200 years, the canal has been designated as a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark and also entered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Duke Homestead State Historic Site

Duke Homestead State Historic Site

The site includes the 1852 homestead of Washington Duke, his 1869 tobacco factory, and barns used while he farmed tobacco on-site.

Fort Fisher State Historic Site

The site was the scene of the two largest naval bombardments and the most ambitious amphibious assault of the War Between the States. The site also exhibits a fiber optics map illustrating the battle of Fort Fisher, a slide show, and a gift shop. The grounds feature a tour trail with interpretive plaques and a partially restored gun emplacement.

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.

Harmony Hall

The home was constructed in 1772 and was once owned by Richard Caswell, the first governor of North Carolina.

Hickory Landmarks Society/Maple Grove Historical Museum

Built in 1883 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Italianate style house features authentic Victorian furnishings.

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.

Historic Edenton, State Historic Site

Conveniently located visitor’s center provides audiovisual program, gift shop, exhibits, and other information for five different properties including the 1758 St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, the 1782 Barker House, the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse, and the early 19th-century Iredell House State Historic Site. Walking and trolley tours are available
Historic Halifax State Historic Site

Historic Halifax State Historic Site

The home of the “Halifax Resolves,” the first official action for independence by any colony. Several historic structures are open on the site including the Sally-Billy House, the Burgess House, the Halifax County Jail & Taproom Tavern & Owens House.

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.
Historic Rural Hill

Historic Rural Hill

Historic working farm and historic site dating back to 1765 when Major John Davidson settled there. The site also offers educational field trips and other events all year long.
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