Companies tagged with: Historic Site

1767 Chowan County Courthouse

One of the three oldest courthouses in the country today. This National Historic Landmark had been completely restored five years ago. Tours are available

Airlie Gardens

Historic gardens encompass over 67 acres of post-Victorian European-style gardens.

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.
Ayr Mount Historic Site

Ayr Mount Historic Site

1815 Federal-style Plantation home of Hillsborough merchant/planter William Kirkland (and four successive generations of the Kirkland family). Located on 50 acres along the Eno River.

Bath, State Historic Site

Bath is the oldest town in NC and recently celebrated its tricentennial (300 years). The site features Palmer-Marsh House (circa 1751), Bonner House (circa 1830), and the Van Der Veer House (circa 1790). Self-guided tours are available which include a free 15-minute video

Battleship North Carolina

On tour since 1941! Step on Board where history took place. Experience the thrill of the most decorated US Battleship of WWII.

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.

Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts

A Preservation North Carolina facility, it is located in the historic downtown district. It is a prime example of Antebellum architecture.
Bennett Place State Historic Site

Bennett Place State Historic Site

The Bennett Place includes a modern visitor’s center, three historic buildings, a museum, and a 15-minute audiovisual program. This was the site of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s surrender to Gen. William T. Sherman. The largest surrender of the Civil War.
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.
Burwell School Historic Site

Burwell School Historic Site

Mid-19th-century Hillsborough revealed through the lives of the Burwell family, slaves, and the students who attended their “excellent female school” from 1837-1857. House (c. 1821-1848), brick school building (1837), and brick necessary (1837) remain.

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

The tallest brick lighthouse in North America. Open for climbing.

Cape Lookout Lighthouse

The lighthouse was completed in 1812 and reconstructed in 1859. Still an acting aid for ships and vessels traveling up and down the Atlantic Ocean coastline
Carl Sandburg Home

Carl Sandburg Home

Nationally known poet, historian, author, and lecturer who spent the last 22 years of his life at his estate known as Connemara. National Historic Site. Now a 264-acre working farm.
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Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270