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September
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November
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Amazing Maize Maze

This Fall starting September 10th and lasting until November 6th! There's more than enough fun and confusion for all! Get lost in our giant...more

September
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September
17

'Tawba Walk Arts & Music Festi...

Tawba Walk XII is set to take Old Town Cornelius by storm on Saturday, Sept 17th featuring an all-local cast of the area's most exceptional...more

September
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September
23

Rural Hill Fall Food Truck Ral...

20+ food trucks, NC craft beer/wine, live music, bounce hosues, games, hayrides and more!...more

September
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September
24

Lake Norman Beerfest

Grab your friends and come out to Lake Norman Beerfest featuring Southern Sauce! This event features unlimited sampling of local and...more

October
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November
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Carolina Renaissance Festival

The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment,...more

May
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May
13

18th Annual Charlotte Asian Fe...

The Annual Charlotte Asian Festival is an annual family-oriented event for the Asian and non-Asian community in and around...more

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Historic Sites & Museums

The towns of Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville have preserved several historic sites, including architecture and rural farms with one of them being the oldest standing store in North Carolina. Several locations hold periodic historical re-enactments and living history events.

Download the History & Heritage Tour Map

Reenactment

The Charlotte Regional History Consortium promotes cooperation among and interest in the region's history and heritage organizations and resource centers. Founded in 1994, the Consortium holds quarterly meetings at member sites, which allows organizations an opportunity to exchange ideas, arrange cooperative events, and coordinate program scheduling. Its geographic region covers Charlotte and the surrounding counties. For more information on the Charlotte Regional History Consortium, please visit their website www.charlotteregionalhistory.org 

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Beaver Dam Historical Home & Grounds
  • 19600 Davidson Concord Road
  • Davidson, NC 28036
  • (704) 761-6821
  • Visit Website

The Beaver Dam Historic Park and Beaver Dam House are available to the public for rental throughout the year. Over 170 years old, the Beaver Dam House was renovated in the 1970's and today possesses a quaint air of nostalgia. The house was built by ...more


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Ada Jenkins Center-School House Heritage Hall
  • 212 Gamble Street
  • Davidson, NC 28036
  • (704) 896-0471

After a fire in the early 1920’s destroyed her school, principal Ada Jenkins worked ...more


Alexandriana
  • 9921 Old Statesville Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
  • (704) 896-9808

This is the site of the signing of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence on May ...more


Bethesda School House
  • 4431 Neck Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
  • (704) 875-3113

Relocated to the Historic Rural Hill Farm, the Bethesda Schoolhouse is a rural ...more


Bradford Store and Farm
  • 15915 Davidson Concord Road (HWY 73)
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
  • (704) 439-4303

Established in 1912, The Bradford Store brings you back to the good old days of ...more


Cornelius Heritage Hall
  • Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Avenue
  • Cornelius, NC 28031
  • (704) 896-2460

Drop by Town Hall to visit the Heritage Hall exhibit. Based on the book, “A Town by ...more


Cornelius Veteran’s Monument
  • Corner of Catawba Avenue & Main Street
  • Cornelius, NC 28031
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Cornelius Veteran’s Monument features the name of every veteran ever to reside in ...more


Davidson College
  • 405 N Main Street
  • Davidson, NC 28036
  • (704) 894-2000

Davidson College was founded in 1837 by ministers of the Concord Presbytery. Its ...more


Davidson Cotton Mill
  • 209 Delburg Street
  • Davidson, NC 28036
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Davidson Cotton Mill is a turn of the century brick building built in 1890’s and is ...more


Davidson Historical Society (Walking Tour)
  • Post Office Box 144
  • Davidson, NC 28036
  • (704) 892-3739


Ephraim Alexander McAuley House
  • 14335 Huntersville-Concord Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
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Ephraim Alexander McAuley House is a two-story log house, built in 1880, is currently ...more


Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts+Culture
  • 551 South Tryon Street
  • Charlotte, NC 28202
  • 704-547-3700

A multi-disciplinary arts organization preserving the rich artistic heritage of ...more


Historic Latta Plantation
  • 5225 Sample Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
  • (704) 875-2312

Historic Latta Plantation circa 1800 is the last remaining Catawba River plantation ...more


Hugh Torance House and Store
  • 8231 Gilead Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
  • (704) 875-6479

Come and visit this beautiful Federal style home of Hugh and Isabella Torrance and ...more


Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve
  • 6211 Sample Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
  • (704) 875-1391

The natural place to be! Amenities include a Nature Center, full-service Equestrian ...more


McIntyre Historic Site
  • 4125 McIntyre Avenue
  • Charlotte, NC 28216
  • (704) 336-3586

Site of Revolutionary War skirmish and 19th century gold mining.


Ranson House
  • 412 South Old Statesville Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
  • (704) 948-4445

The Ranson House is a historic home/event venue offering full-service event planning. ...more


Rural Hill
  • 4431 Neck Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
  • (704) 875-3113

Historic Rural Hill Farm was the home of Major John Davidson, American patriot and ...more


Saint Marks Episcopal Church
  • 8600 Mount Holly-Huntersville Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
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St. Marks Episcopal Church was built in1886 by local craftsmen in the English Country ...more


Torrence-Lytle School
  • 302 Holbrooks Road
  • Huntersville, NC 28078
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Torrence-Lytle School was built in 1937, the school represented the first opportunity ...more


Unity Church Cabin/Lingle Hut
  • 219 Watson Street
  • Davidson, NC 28036
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Unity Church Cabin/Lingle Hut was built in 1932, the cabin is the first ...more


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