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Historic Attractions

Experience Salisbury-Rowan County, NC History

Man & boy by cannon, learning about Rowan County NC history.

Experience authentic North Carolina heritage in many unique ways while savoring the charm and character of an area rich with centuries of history, adventure and discovery. History buffs are drawn to Salisbury-Rowan County, NC for its rich background with treasurers spanning over two centuries of history. From the early days of Daniel Boone and Andrew Jackson, through the involvement of NC in the Civil War and General Stoneman’s raid into the golden age of rail transportation there is something to interest everyone.

Check out our Salisbury-Rowan County, North Carolina calendar of events to find historical happenings scheduled during your visit!


Old Stone House

Address: Old Stone House Road, Granite Quarry, NC 28072
Phone: 704-633-5946
Fax: 704-633-9858
Description: Built by German immigrant Michael Braun in 1766, this two-story Georgian-style house is the oldest structure in Rowan County. The home was stately for its time, with the stones on the front carefully shaped and matched, creating an impressive face to visitors. Open Saturday and Sunday 1 pm until 4 pm.
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