Want to get away to another world? How about Historical Murfreesboro in the North East tip of North Carolina 20 miles South of Franklin. Murfreesboro offers more than meets the eye for people just driving through our Main Street. This quiet but eclectic and diverse town is home to a wonderfully maintained and loved Historical District that offers tours throughout the year as well some really cool events. The district is made up of thirteen sites from beautiful and history rich homes, a country store, a working Blacksmith, a Transportation and Agricultural Museum, the Rea Museum and home to the Gatlin Gun, the Hertford Academy and adjacent Cemetery, a Print Shop, a Gorgeous 1700s Kitchen and working Hearth, a Garden Maze, the Winborne Law Office, a Tin Smith Shop and more! Also known as the MHA they present yearly events such as Living History Days October 9th and 10th which is a Reenacted Retrospect to the past and it's History. Then there is the outrageous "Historical Haunt" that takes over the eight square blocks of the historic district, and it is Halloween Fun at its best! Over 40 Live Actors, Tour Guides, Street Lurkers, a Children's Area, a Spooky Band, Ghoulish Face Painting, Pumpkin Decorating, Trick or Treat and more. Then there is Candlelight Christmas December 3rd and 4th. If you want that feel warm all over wonderful Christmas feeling, then this is the Holiday Tour for you. Thirteen exquisitely decorated Historic Sites, Old Time Dress and Fair, Christmas Characters, live music at various sites, a roaring Blacksmith fire, hundreds and hundreds of gorgeously placed and lit torches and candelabras, horse drawn carriage rides, a Christmas Elf and so much more. Travel to another Christmas Universe back to Murfreesboro.
What else does Murfreesboro offer? Great food! This town brings them in from all over for the fine quality eateries we have in our quaint town. Kings Coffee, or known as the hub. This relaxing yet enticingly decorated eatery offers Friday Night Live Music, ice cream, milk shakes, baked goodies, coffees of all kinds and light fair lunch and breakfast food. Tavern 125 offers top notch Bar Food plus some surprising Entries. John's Steak and Seafood house offers a wonderful selection and has the best hush puppies around. Murfreesboro is also the home of Historic Chowan University! This university is such a part of the community. They offer free Concerts, Theatre and Events all year around. Just a walk around Chowan grounds is an enjoyable experience with a lot of history and beauty for all. For those who enjoy fishing, hunting or boating, Murfreesboro is located right on the Meherrin River. If golf is your thing then the near by Beechwood Country Club will satisfy your needs. Also close is the Gallery Theatre, which is one of only ten remaining Vaudeville theatres left in America. The theatre offers cutting edge live play and musical performances as well as an outstanding summer youth program. Murfreesboro is an amazing little town and offers more than you think in regards to wholesome fun and historic beauty.
How about a place to stay? Well the Flanagan House Bed and Breakfast on Main Street is your premiere Bed and Breakfast here in Murfreesboro North Carolina. Built 1818, this Federalist Style B & B adds old world charm and modern amenities. Each guest room has private baths. The Flanagan House sits right on Main Street across from the "Walter Reed" house and offers a gorgeous view from all directions. From the moment you pull in the drive way you feel like you are in another world. Your host Teresa Flanagan brings a true Bed and Breakfast experience to life from the thoughtful things she does for you to the delicious breakfast the next morning. Also very conveniently located and only a short walk from Chowan University and the quaint shops and eateries that make up the heart of Main Street. So next time you need a getaway or you just want to try something different keep Murfreesboro North Carolina and the Flanagan House Bed and Breakfast in mind!
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