A visit to these local North Carolina history museums and historic sites will allow you to soak up some local history and culture while you are there.
The museum is focused on the history of 13 counties in the northeastern part of North Carolina.
These counties include Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Perquimans, Pasquotank, Tyrell and Washington. Located at 501 South Water Street in Elizabeth City, NC.
The battle of Alamance was fought between the Regulators and the royal governor William Tryon's militia in 1771.
Living history re-enactments are featured during special events.
Also located on the grounds is the Housed inside the 1790 plantation home of Michael Holt III, the museum features three period rooms with mid-nineteenth century furnishings on the first floor.
Upstairs, visitors will find a period bedroom and two rooms filled with exhibits and artifacts related to the history of Alamance County, North Carolina.
Located outside on the property are a restored granary and carriage house along with vintage gardens.
Located at 4777 NC Highway 62 South in Burlington, NC.
Cedarock Historical Farm is located inside the park.
It has been restored to the 1900 time period, complete with farm animals and antique farm equipment.
The farm represents what life was like in North Carolina during the 19th century. Dean Coleman Road in Burlington, NC., the museum is housed in the former firehall built in the 1800s and features many historic artifacts, photos and memorabilia related to the history of Haw River. Focus is on the textile history of Alamance County and the surrounding Piedmont area.