Historical Sites around Alexander, NC

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Oconaluftee Indian Village

Oconaluftee Indian Village
218 Drama Road
Cherokee, NC
As you enter the soft trails of the village, it's no longer the 21st century: you're immediately transported to the 1760s. You won't need your robo...
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Oconee Station State Historic Site

Oconee Station State Historic Site
500 Oconee Station Road
Walhalla, SC
Originally a military compound and later a trading post, Oconee Station State Historic Site offers both recreational opportunities and a unique loo...
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Pelham Mill Park

Pelham Mill Park
2770 East Phillips Road
Greer, SC
Amenities:-- Dog Park-- Historic Site-- Walking TrailPelham Mill Park HistoryThe Greenville County Historic Preservation Commission donated this 13...
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Traveler's Rest Historic Site

Traveler's Rest Historic Site
4339 Riverdale Rd
Toccoa, GA
This stagecoach inn and plantation home was built around 1815 by James R. Wyly. He strategically located it along the newly constructed Unicoi Turn...
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Musgrove Mill State Historic Site

Musgrove Mill State Historic Site
398 State Park RD
Clinton, SC
Musgrove Mill’s peaceful setting in the Piedmont woods stands in sharp contrast to the bloody Battle of Musgrove Mill that took pla...
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Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site
2677 Sardis RD
Union, SC
In the days following the election of President Abraham Lincoln, South Carolina Gov. William Henry Gist was characteristically blunt: &ld...
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Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site

Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site
459 KY 459
Barbourville, KY
A replica of the cabin constructed by explorer and physician Dr. Thomas Walker stands on a 12-acre tract six miles southeast of Barbourville. Locat...
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Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site

Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site
1 Public Square
Dahlonega, GA
Twenty years before the 1849 gold rush in California, thousands of prospectors flocked into the Cherokee Nation in north Georgia, marking the true ...
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Robert Toombs House Historic Site

Robert Toombs House Historic Site
216 East Robert Toombs Avenue
Washington, GA
A legend in his own time, Robert Toombs was a successful planter and lawyer who led a turbulent career as state legislator, U.S. Congressman and Se...
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Chief Vann House Historic Site

Chief Vann House Historic Site
82 Ga. Highway 225 N
Chatsworth, GA
During the 1790s, James Vann became a Cherokee Indian leader and wealthy businessman.  He established the largest and most prosperous plantati...
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Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site

Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site
181 Redcliffe Rd
Beech Island, SC
Redcliffe Plantation, completed in 1859, was once the home of James Henry Hammond, three generations of his descendants, and numerous African-Ameri...
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New Echota Historic Site

New Echota Historic Site
1211 Chatsworth Hwy NE
Calhoun, GA
New Echota is one of the most significant Cherokee Indian sites in the nation and was where the tragic “Trail of Tears” officially bega...
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William Whitley House State Historic Site

William Whitley House State Historic Site
625 William Whitley Road
Stanford, KY
The William Whitley House, also known as Sportsman's Hill, stands today as a monument to pioneer ingenuity and resourcefulness. It was the first b...
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Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site

Etowah Indian Mounds Historic Site
813 Indian Mounds Road, South West
Cartersville, GA
Home to several thousand Native Americans from 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this 54-acre site protects six earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, borrow...
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Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site

Pickett's Mill Battlefield Historic Site
4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd
Dallas, GA
Pickett’s Mill is one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields in the nation. Visitors can travel roads used by Federal and Confederate t...
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White Hall State Historic Site

White Hall State Historic Site
500 White Hall Shrine Road
Richmond, KY
Nestled in rolling farmland, the home was built in the late 1700’s, with a major addition constructed in the 1860’s. The mansion, built...
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Boone Station State Historic Site

Boone Station State Historic Site
240 Gentry Road
Lexington, KY
Daniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the Kentucky frontier decided that the settlement of Boonesborough ha...
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Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site

Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site
6725 KY Hwy. 300
Junction City, KY
Visit the smallest park in the park system where the ½-acre burial grounds of the Shelby family sits amid the peaceful countryside of Lincol...
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Jarrell Plantation Historic Site

Jarrell Plantation Historic Site
711 Jarrell Plantation Rd.
Juliette, GA
Nestled in the red clay hills of Georgia, this cotton plantation was owned by a single family for more than 140 years. It survived Gen. Sherman&rsq...
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Constitution Square State Historic Site

Constitution Square State Historic Site
134 S. Second Street
Danville, KY
Constitution Square is the site of the signing of Kentucky's Constitution in 1792. Stop into the Visitors Bureau at Grayson's Tavern to get a map o...
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