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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!


Rowan Museum

Address: 202 North Main Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-633-5946
Fax: 704-633-9858
Description:
This 1854 courthouse, which survived Stoneman's raid, is one of the finest examples of pre-Civil War architecture in the state. Home of the Rowan Museum, reflecting artifacts and displays on the life and history of Rowan County. Friday – Sunday from 1-4 pm. Tours scheduled through the week by appointment.
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