North Carolina Historic Sites
No craftsman of their day left a more indelible mark on North Carolina than Thomas Day, whose personal story is as fascinating as his skill as a woodworker.
This old country store was much like so many others shops of its day that residents relied on for supplies and connection to their community.
But this one was propelled to national fame in 1939 when a famous photographer from California passed through this quiet crossroads in rural North Carolina.
This historic home and tavern in North Carolina dates to 1804 and undoubtedly holds some fascinating tales. And although its been empty for years, it might have another chance if a willing preservationist steps up!
Built in 1850, this antebellum cottage is for sale in a small North Carolina town with a fascinating story.
Early settlers to North Carolina established this Lutheran Church in 1839 in Davie County along the Great Wagon Road
A congregation started meeting here in the 1840s and by the 1920s, had built this church which stands empty today.
Although it crumbles more each day, this farmhouse from the 1800s still holds fond memories for family descendants.
This home in Eastern North Carolina dates to the 1850s. Now empty, its owners have agreed to let the local fire department burn it for practice.
Built in 1876, this chapel in Western North Carolina was the first church made of handmade bricks in this region.
Bethesda Church was built in 1853 and is all that is left of a once-expansive plantation.
The first portion of this plantation home was built in 1810 and expanded in 1850.
Rev. James O’Kelly, a noted abolitionist, started a congregation here in 1794.
[Chatham County, NC]