Historic Sites

Cupola House (Edenton)

For over two and a quarter centuries, the Cupola House has stood watch from the north shore of Edenton Bay. It was built in 1758 by Francis Corbin, land agent for John Carteret, Earl of Granville.

Greensboro Historical Museum

Rich history served fresh daily: this site is your source for stories and information on the history of the Piedmont area of North Carolina, particularly of Greensboro and Guilford County.

NC Historic Sites

A program of 27 state historic sites inviting you to see our state as it was, to open doors to the past. Most sites with visitor centers and exhibits filled with artifacts, and multimedia presentations. Tours and many special programs, many free.

Orange County Historical Museum

The mission of the Historical Foundation of Hillsborough and Orange County is to enlighten and engage our community and visitors from around the world by preserving and interpreting the history of Hillsborough and Orange County.

Shook Museum at the Shook-Smathers House

Clyde, NC. Visit the oldest frame structure still standing west of the Blue Ridge. A museum property protected by Preservation NC.

Trading Ford Preservation Association

Colonial, Revolutionary War, and Civil War site along the Yadkin River in Rowan County