An Outstanding and Exciting Historic District
12 Gorgeous and Cherished Sites!
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The Flanagan House / Circa 1818
The Flanagan House Bed and Breakfast is of course not part of the Historic District but offers those who want to stay in Old World Charm a Wonderful alternative to a Motel or Hotel!
Chowan University / 1848
Founded in 1848 as an all woman's college! Rich in history and beauty! The university is such a part of Murfreesboro's history that on special occasion tours and events is open for all to admire!
The Vincent-Deale Blacksmith Shop
Our 19th Century Blacksmith has been thrilling and educating people of all ages with live metalsmithing!
Check it out on a normal tour or when they turn up the heat for Christmas and Halloween!
Evans Tin Shop / Circa 1877
Our Tin Shop offers tools to see from the 1700s and has a skilled Tin Crafter who loves to make tin goodies for the children! Questions are always welcome! Experience the history of a forgotten craft!
The John Wheeler House / Circa 1810
The Wheeler House is a gorgeous home with attached kitchen and hearth! During tours the kitchen is open and the fire going! Walk the rooms as the Wheeler family did in their day! Stunning!!!
The Country Store / Circa 1870
The Country Store served as a store, post office, town hall, and as law offices for Judge B.B. Winborne. This truly wondrous site makes you step back in time! Stocked to capacity as it was in its day!
The Winborne Law Offices
See a Law Office as it was in the late 1800s! See a "Wall Drop Safe"! Collections of desks, books and photographs of some of History's dignitaries such as Judges, Businessmen and Royalty!
The Roberts-Vaughan House / Circa 1790
This absolutely beautiful home is the headquarters for the Historic Association and the Chamber of Commerce! Information on town events is just icing on the cake! Stop by and take a look!
The Jefcoat Museum
Come Explore the beginnings of American Inventions & Culture! Historic Marvels, Amazing Collections & Displays! Learn how we as a People Evolved in Innovation through a visually stunning Museum!
The William Rea Museum / Circa 1790
Reportedly the oldest brick commercial structure in North Carolina, the Rea Museum was built ca 1790-1800 by William Rea, a wealthy Boston merchant and shipper. Home of the amazing Gatling Collection!
The Agricultural & Transportation Museum
An Incredible walk through History! See the replica of the 1873 Gatling Plane! Beautiful Horse drawn Carriages and Wagons! Yes we even have a Model A! A Great Collection of American Innovation!
Hertford Academy / Southall Cemetery
Hertford Academy dating back to Circa 1811 and the Southall Cemetery dating back to the late 1700s is rich in History! An amazing Cemetery setting sitting on the edge of an 80ft drop ravine!