110 East Arbor Lane
Eden, NC 27288
Phone: (336) 627-5131
Fax: (336) 623-1278
The St. Luke's Episcopal Church, also known as the Rock Church, is a historic church located in Eden, North Carolina. The stone church was constructed in 1926 by J.W. Hopper and Jim Chatham. The Mission Gothic architecture style construction also features some beautifully designed stained glass windows. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
Known as "Scuffle Hill," this historic home was built by Colonel Pannill Rucker. It was later sold to the Christ Episcopal Church and converted into the church's "Parish House" used for Sunday school and other church functions. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a Virginia Historic Landmark.
Year-round, climate controlled indoor kart racing center with batting cages, games, snacks, birthday party room, corporate meeting room, and cyber cafe. Youth and adult kart racing programs are available.
This huge evergreen is decorated with exquisite handmade symbols depicting the life of Jesus. These symbols, known as Chrismons, are handcrafted with pearls and gold beads. Ascension Lutheran Church is the birthplace of this custom, now practiced by churches around the world.
One of Danville's premier historic sites is the birthplace of Nancy Langhorne, Viscountess Astor, the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons. Her sister, Irene, also born here, married the artist Charles Dana Gibson who immortalized his wife as the Gibson Girl, the international fashion ideal.
If you are interested in exploring splendid architectural landmarks, then do visit the Danville Historic District. This historical district is home to various buildings that represent Victorian as well as Edwardian designing styles. These buildings are a symbol of the golden era of tobacco and textile industry and its wealthy owners.
Bryan Park is a golf complex as well as recreational facility for the entire family, and named after Joseph and Kathleen Bryan, the complex's foremost donors. The Players Course and the Championship Course are two of the most finely designed golf courses in the nation. The Players Course opened in 1974, while the other 18-hole Championship Course opened in 1990. As with most other courses, facilities include clubhouse, pro-shop, as well as golf-range and golf pros to offer help and instructions. The park not part of the courses include volleyball and tennis courts, nine picnic shelters, horseshoe pits and a playground.
Opened in 1969, the lake was named after former Greensboro City Manager Jame R. Townsend. The lake measures at 1,542 acres, and is the largest of all the city's municipal reservoirs. Sailing and boating is allowed, and so is fishing from either on a boat or pier. If you are fishing, you are probably likely to find either largemouth bass, hybrid bass, catfish, or crappie. If so desired, rowboats, sailboats, or kayaks can be rented out. If you're that much a boating enthusiast, the Lake Townsend Yacht Club is open to the pubic with sailing classes offered during the summer months.
Included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1995, the Danville National Cemetery is the final resting place of Union soldiers who lost their lives in the American Civil War. Soldiers from different states like Illinois, Massachusetts, Wisconsin and so forth are buried here.
Find out which caterpillar host plants attract which butterfly species and explore the best methods of attracting butterflies to your yard while at this beautiful butterfly garden.
Now included in the sprawling campus of Danville Science Center, the Danville Southern Pacific Railroad Depot was once a thriving rail depot. Visitors can explore this historical station that dates back to the 1890s era.
A mere seven miles just outside of Greensboro, Grove Winery is located on a lush 44-acre (17.81 hectares) farm. A standard tasting includes the customer's choice of six wines from the daily tasting sheet and a souvenir glass. For the true wine enthusiast, you can join their Grove Winery's Connoisseur Club. This allows their most loyal patrons to receive special benefits, some of them being discounts on wine and merchandise, access to library wines, and invitations to special events which include participation in the wine-of-the-month club.