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Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site

Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site

Reed Gold Mine is the site of the first documented gold discovery in the United States. Guided underground tours and Stamp Mill tours are offered. The panning area is operated on a seasonal basis for a fee.

Roanoke River Lighthouse and Maritime Museum

Located in downtown Plymouth along the waterfront. Experience life as a lighthouse keeper. This museum also offers information on cypress canoes and life along the Roanoke River during the 19th century. Also includes a collection of outboard motors and restored pleasure boats.
Snow Camp Historical Site

Snow Camp Historical Site

Historic site with more than 30 Quaker meeting houses, museums, log kitchens, and artifacts from the late 1700s to 1900s.

Somerset Place, State Historic Site

Gorgeous antebellum plantation offers an insightful view of life before the Civil War. During its existence, the plantation covered over 100,000 acres and became one of the state’s most prosperous rice, corn, and wheat plantations. Over 300 slaves worked the plantation. Guided tours are available.
Stagville State Historic Site

Stagville State Historic Site

The North Carolina plantation holdings of the Bennehan-Cameron families were among the longest of the pre-Civil War South. Approximately 900 slaves worked the land, which totaled almost 30,000 acres by 1860.
The Blowing Rock

The Blowing Rock

Oldest tourist attraction in the state. Scenic rock overlooking John’s River Gorge. Observation tower, gift shop, small garden waterfall. This is a must see attraction in NC Mountains.
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.
Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site

Town Creek Indian Mound State Historic Site

Reconstructed 13th-century ceremonial center with an earthen mound. Three reconstructed structures, Minor Temple, Town House, and Mortuary.

Tryon Palace

The site of North Carolina's first permanent state capital and served as the 18th-century residence for the state's first two governors. This popular historic site includes 14 acres of beautiful period gardens, historic homes from the 18th & 19th centuries, and the North Carolina History Center. Visitors can see costumed guides, engaging characters, interpreters, and hands-on learning in the Pepsi Family Center. Wonderful gift shop.

Whalehead Club

A restored hunt club built in the 1920s, this historic structure, sits on 28 acres overlooking the sound. Commonly known as the “Crown Jewel of the Outer Banks.”
Whippoorwill Academy and Village

Whippoorwill Academy and Village

The historic Village includes a one-room schoolhouse, Civil War memorabilia, the Tom Dula Museum, the Chapel of Peace, and the Smokehouse Art Gallery among many other historical items and artifacts on display within the village.
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