Companies tagged with: Watuga County

1888 Museum

1888 Museum

The last remaining cottage which was part of the Watauga Hotel serves as a museum in historic downtown Blowing Rock. The Watauga Hotel was built in 1884. Museum also includes documents from voter registrations and the 1880 Census of Watauga County.
Appalachian Heritage Museum

Appalachian Heritage Museum

Home built in 1903 for the founding fathers of nearby Appalachian State University. Visitors learn about how mountain families lived in the early 1900s.
Beech Mountain History Museum

Beech Mountain History Museum

A regional history museum with a focus is on the early days of the Carolina Caribbean Corporation, Cherokee Indians, narrow-gauge railroads, and early skiing.
Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

Blowing Rock Art and History Museum

Experience art and discover our rich mountain heritage through enlightening exhibits, cultural events, art and crafts workshops, engaging lectures and children's programs at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.
Hickory Ridge Homestead &Living History Museum

Hickory Ridge Homestead &Living History Museum

Living history museum recreated by docents in traditional costumes. Also part of the Horn in the West annual outdoor drama.
Land of Oz

Land of Oz

A former theme park that celebrated that author L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz from 1970 to 1980. The park opens on special occasions, and the annual Autumn at Oz Festival.
Mast General Store

Mast General Store

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this authentic country store has outfitted the Appalachians and western North Carolina towns with quality goods and traditional clothing since 1883. Other Mast General Store locations are in Boone, Blowing Rock, Waynesville, Hendersonville, and Greenville, SC
Swannanoa Valley Museum

Swannanoa Valley Museum

Located in the former Black Mountain Fire Department. This museum collection highlights the history of the valley through various photos and artifacts.
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.
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Center’s exhibits focus on a blend of new and historically important artwork and feature works of nationally renowned artists.

North Carolina Mountain Area Historical Attractions

Carolina Publishing

PO Box 1155
Matthews, NC 28106

(704) 708-6270

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