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1837 Bechtler House

1837 Bechtler House

Long before the California Gold Rush, the first documented gold discovery was in North Carolina in 1799. Home to the NC Gold Trail, the Bechtler House highlights the history of these events and is the starting point of the trail. Visitors can begin their journey by viewing the press that produced America’s first gold coin in 1832
Bechtler Mint Site and Historic Park

Bechtler Mint Site and Historic Park

The Bechtler Mine tunnel was said to excavated by hand along a mineral vein. This property was once sold for over $1 million dollars after Bechtler’s death. The pick marks are still visible
Bennett Classics Antique Auto Museum

Bennett Classics Antique Auto Museum

Antique automobile museum houses a collection of more than 60 antique cars, trucks, and tractors dating back until 1923. Museum also hosts car shows and special events.
Bostic Lincoln Center

Bostic Lincoln Center

There is plenty of proof that Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was born off the shores of the Puzzle Creek near Bostic, NC and not in Kentucky as many people are taught. Visit the Bostic Lincoln Center and discover the facts for yourself.
Kid Senses, Children’s Interactive Museum

Kid Senses, Children’s Interactive Museum

Children's museum located in downtown Rutherfordton. Interactive exhibits and programs for young children.
Rutherford County Farm Museum

Rutherford County Farm Museum

County farm museum which collects and exhibits farm tools and equipment, household and utilitarian items and other artifacts dating back to the 19th century. Two large murals depict the cycle of growing cotton and early textile mills of the county on one of the museum walls.

North Carolina Mountain Area Historical Attractions

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Matthews, NC 28106

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