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Bethania

Bethania

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.

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Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Imagine what life was like crossing the Atlantic on the Elizabeth II. Then see what real life was like in 1585 as you explore our American Indian Town, Settlement Site, Museum and more. Fun for the entire family. Manteo, 5 miles from Nags Head.

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Patriots Point

Patriots Point

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum is located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, at the mouth of the Cooper River on the Charleston Harbor, across from Charleston.

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Carl Sandburg Home

Carl Sandburg Home

Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, located at 1928 Little River Road near Hendersonville in the village of Flat Rock, North Carolina, preserves Connemara Farms, the home of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and writer Carl Sandburg.

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Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

Hickory Ridge Living History Museum

The Hickory Ridge Living History Museum on the grounds of the Horn In the West outdoor drama in Boone gives students a glimpse of everyday life for the settlers in the mountains of North Carolina.

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North Carolina Museum of History

North Carolina Museum of History

Capital Area Visitor Services provides scheduling for groups of 10 or more who plan to visit government and cultural attractions in the capital city.

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Rural Hill

Rural Hill

Let Rural Hill provide you with the best field trip options available! Currently serving the greater Charlotte community and its surrounding schools, we continue to enjoy a greater recognition for our educational services.

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Duke University Chapel

Duke University Chapel is a chapel located at the center of the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. It is an ecumenical Christian chapel and the center of religion at Duke, and has connections to the United Methodist Church.

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Historic Rosedale Plantation

Historic Rosedale Plantation

Take your students "back in time" by planning your next field tricot Historic Rosedale Plantation! Discover plantation and village life of the Frew, Caldwell and Davidson families, who occupied this antebellum plantation.

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Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is a historic house with gardens located on the Ashley River at 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston County, South Carolina.

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NC Maritime Museums

NC Maritime Museums

The North Carolina Maritime Museum is a divisional museum of the North Carolina Museum of History. There are several branches of the Maritime Museum located in Beaufort, Southport and Roanoke Island.

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Charles Towne Landing

Located off of the Ashley River, where a group of English settlers landed in 1670 and established what would become the birthplace of the Carolina colony.

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Historic Columbia Foundation

Historic Columbia is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Columbia and Richland County’s historic and cultural heritage.

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Joel Lane Museum House

Joel Lane Museum House

Visit the birthplace of the Capital of North Carolina. Field trip includes a tour of two fully furnished 18th-century homes and an interactive hands-on history module. They also meet North Carolina State social studies standards.

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Wells Fargo History Museum

Wells Fargo History Museum

Wells Fargo history demonstrates our timeless strengths—security, reliability, innovation and progress—and our lasting commitment to the communities we serve.

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Historic Yates Mill

Historic Yates Mill

Historic Yates Mill County Park is an exciting learning environment and recreational center located 5 miles south of downtown Raleigh. The 174-acre park features diverse natural habitats and the last water-powered mill in NC’s capital county (est. 1760s).

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Mordecai Historic Park

Mordecai Historic Park

Visit an antebellum plantation house and stroll along a “village street” of historic structures, including the birthplace of Andrew Johnson, 17th president of the United States.

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Wilkes Heritage Museum

Wilkes Heritage Museum

Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization formed in 1968. The Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. is responsible for operating and maintaining the Old Wilkes Jail  ...

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Hamlet Depot Museum

Hamlet Depot Museum

All Aboard! Travel back in time and explore the history of railroads at the Hamlet Depot and Museum. North Carolina's only Queen Anne Victorian train station.

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Old Salem Museum and Gardens

Old Salem Museum and Gardens

Experience early American history in the unique Moravian settlement of Salem. Original structures, gardens, tours, artifacts, hands-on workshops, fun family events and shopping.

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NC Museum of Natural Sciences

NC Museum of Natural Sciences

The Southeast's newest and largest natural history museum features live animals, dinosaurs, whales, walk-through dioramas, science education and research.

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Gaston County Museum

Gaston County Museum

Located in the Hoffman Hotel in Dallas, NC. The Gaston County Museum of Art and History is home to award winning exhibits and strives to preserve the history and art of the County and the region. Educational programong is available for all ages.

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Biltmore Estate and Garden

Biltmore Estate and Garden

Biltmore Estate is a large private estate and tourist attraction in Asheville, North Carolina. Biltmore House, the main house on the estate, is a Chateauesque-styled mansion built by George Washington Vanderbilt II.

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Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher was a Confederate fort during the American Civil War. It protected the vital trading routes of the port at Wilmington, North Carolina, from 1861 until its capture by the Union in 1865.

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Tryon Palace

Tryon Palace

Visiting with your family or are you coming with a group? Whatever your needs, we can help you make the most of your visit to Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center.

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Historic Beaufort

Historic Beaufort

Step-on guided island coach tours, boat tours, and kayak tours showcase the history, heritage and natural beauty of the coastal Lowcountry. Sport fishing, bike tours, horseback riding and adventure tours are also popular year-round.  

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Levine Museum of the New South

Levine Museum of the New South

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.

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Bradford Denton House

Bradford Denton House

The newest restoration project in Halifax County, it is a modest, simply constructed 1760’s historic home named after Colonel John Bradford...

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Camp Flintlock

Camp Flintlock

Travel back in time to Camp Flintlock. Exciting and affordable a field trip here could include a tent encampment with cooking demo, colonial store and dress up, Indian necklace making, Live fife & drum music, pop quiz with prizes, colonial games and much more.

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Lexington County Museum

Lexington County Museum

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.

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Historic Bethabara Park

This 1753 Moravian historical site within a wildlife preserve has a reconstructed village & church.

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Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens

The Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens is an antebellum plantation located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center

CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center

One of North Carolina’s most treasured Civil War relics is the CSS Neuse, one of 26 ironclad ships in the Confederate Navy. The remains of the historic vessel have been moved to a new permanent home at 100 North Queen Street in downtown Kinston.

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South Carolina State Museum

South Carolina State Museum

Offers exhibits about cultural history, art, science and technology, and natural history.

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Kannapolis at Village Park

Kannapolis at Village Park

All Aboard this NEW CAROUSEL & MINIATURE TRAIN at Village Park in kannapolis. 

Ride the new 1989 Bertazzon, double-decker carousel, Hop on the vintage model 1863, CP Huntington miniature train, Picnic and play at the playground, Splash in the SplashPad

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Port O' Plymouth Museum

Port O' Plymouth Museum

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.

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