North Carolina’s first planned Moravian community, Bethania offers a living and working town that is also devoted to preserving its history of 253 years. Historic Bethania offers a chance to explore the restored 1790s Wolff-Moser House, 1894 Alpha Chapel and enjoy a walk on the 1.5 mile Black Walnut Trail. Check website for more information.
The Levine Museum of the New South, is a history museum located in Charlotte, North Carolina whose exhibits focus on life in the North Carolina Piedmont after the American Civil War. The museum includes temporary and permanent exhibits on a range of Southern-related topics.
A unique learning opportunity to view structures and artifacts that focus on sharing the life stories of local residents from the colonial period to the Civil War. Founded in 1970, the museum complex sprawls across seven acres in downtown Lexington and features more than 30 historic structures that have been moved to the site from locations throughout the county.
Housed in a 1920s train station, this museum interprets the history of Plymouth and Washington County. Permanent exhibits tell the tale of the Battle of Plymouth, the last major Confederate victory of the Civil War. The vast collection of Civil War artifacts is one of the largest in the Carolinas, and behind the museum is a 63' replica of the CSS Albemarle, the most successful ironclad of the Civil War. Rotating exhibits shed light on a variety of local history topics - from fishing to farming to forestry.