2133 W. Hanford Rd.
Burlington, NC 27215
Phone: (336) 227-1270
Fax: (336) 227-1702
One of the best presented mill villages in North Carolina, this 105 acre southern mill village was developed by two sons of Edwin M. Holt and consists of a cotton mill complex and an associated worker housing community.
This celebrated historic church is situated on Broad Street in Burlington, North Carolina. It was constructed in 1922, and depicts the Classical Revival style of architecture. A brilliant initiative of the church is its Sunday School, wherein classes are arranged for children across all ages to teach the lessons of the Bible. The Youth Ministry takes special steps towards creating avenues for fellowship, disciple, mission and worship. This church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
The main library in the Alamance County library system, this full service library features an eight panel acrylic painting by local artist Jill Troutman in its 35 foot vaulted entryway and offers numerous children and adult programs.
Beautifully renovated historic building that features murals painted on the interior walls that depict the city's history from 1893-1993. Various concerts and events are held here throughout the year.
Magnificent 19th century house museum that depicts the life of pioneer Edwin Michael Hotel through its many period room settings, an audiovisual presentation, and docent hosted tours. The upper floor features rotating and temporary exhibits such as Alamance County quilts, Native American artifacts, 19th century military artifacts, and antique clothing.
Cedarock Historical Farm is a park that showcases 19th Century history. The park contains two farm and other remnants from its historic past. The farm gets it name from the rocky protrusions and the cedar trees in the area.
Covering over 1,100 acres, this beautiful lake offers an array of recreational activities such as fishing and boating, and rental boats and paddle boats are available. A lakeside clubhouse is also on site, as well as a variety of picnic sites and a children's playground.
The Alamance Battleground is the place where the Regulators, a group of rebellious backcountry farmers, fought the militia of led by royal Governor William Tryon. Although the Regulators were thwarted, the spirit of their resentments of unfair taxes and fees by the British Crown never wavered as well as similar strategies were formed when the Colonist fought against the British in the American Revolution. Historic structures like the John Allen House, which was originally built in 1780, still stands and furnished with all the trimmings from the period. Monuments and trails are scattered around and about the area as well.
"A State Historic Site and a Primary Revolutionary War Site", this historic site is the site where Royal Governor William Tryon led the North Carolina militia in battle against the Regulators on May 16, 1771. A 1780 log house used by frontier people on the western fringes of the colony is also located on the grounds; the house contains its original furnishings.
Operated by the city of Burlington with cooperation with Guilford County, Guilford-Mackintosh Marina sits on Lake Mackintosh in Guilford County. Although fishing, boating, rental boats and paddle boats are allowed, swimming as well as wading, or personal watercrafts are not allowed since the lake is Burlington's primary water reserve. There is also a 3-mile walk and bike trail to enjoy, as well as a volleyball court, horseshoe, and playground.
The Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation is a small Indian community settled in "Little Texas", Pleasant Grove Township, Alamance County, North Carolina. Up til half way through the 20th Century, much of the members had worked day wage labor jobs or jobs in nearby factories to help supplement the community's agricultural pursuits. Nowadays, the numbers have switched and most members work predominantly in offices, as craftsmen, or what few left factory jobs left. Currently, the OBSN is working on a project to have a Tribal Center built to bridge generations past with generations future.
A wide variety of recreational activities is available at this scenic lake that covers 800 acres and features launching ramps for private boats. Fishing, skiing, and boating on the lake is available and a large park area and children's playground are also on site.