Companies tagged with: Rutherfordton County

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 Mine Site and Historic Park

Bechtler Mine 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.
Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County

Genealogical Society of Old Tryon County

The largest private collection of genealogical information west of Raleigh. Received the 1997 NC Genealogical Society Award for Outstanding Contributions to NC Genealogy.
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.
Maimy Etta Black Fine Arts Museum & Historical Society

Maimy Etta Black Fine Arts Museum & Historical Society

Global Black arts museum which includes art, artifacts, and historical timelines showing the connected passages of African-Americans throughout the world.
Main Street Rutherfordton

Main Street Rutherfordton

Situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the historic town of Rutherfordton has long been a place for visitors to escape the hustle and bustle of their everyday lives. Take a walking tour and experience all that Rutherfordton has to offer.
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.
Washburn General Store

Washburn General Store

First opened in 1831, the Washburn General Store is the oldest, continually run, family owned business in North Carolina. The store originally opened as a tavern and mercantile store that helped travelers venturing between Lincoln and Rutherford Counties.

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Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270

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