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Linney’s Mill

704-592-2075, 4635 Linney’s Mill Road, Union Grove, NC. Linney’s Mill is one of the few fully operational grist mills in North Carolina. There is a mill store and swinging bridge on the property.

 

Iredell Museums

704-873-7347, 134 Court Street. Admission: $6.00. Open to public: Tuesday-Saturday-10 am-5 pm. Iredell Museums’ Court Street Gallery offers seven rotating contemporary art exhibits throughout the year. Now featuring The Mummy Treasure of Al Faiyum!

 

“Images at the Crossroads” Fresco at Civic Center

704-878-3493, 300 South Center Street, Statesville. Adorning a specially created wall in the Statesville Civic Center, the 21 feet tall, 19 feet wide fresco was crafted by world-renowned artist Ben Long, a native of Statesville.

Hiddenite Gem Mines

I-40, Exit 148 (Hwy 90 West), Hiddenite, NC. Named for the gem found only in this area, this quaint township features Hiddenite Gems/Emerald Hollow (828-632-3394) where the largest emerald in North America weighing 1,686.3 karats was found. The Hiddenite Center/Historic Lucas Mansion (828-632-6966) is a three-story Victorian mansion housing various collections and art galleries as well as a toy and doll collection.

 

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site

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438 Fort Dobbs Road, Statesville. 704-873-5882. Fort Dobbs State Historic Site provides a window into the tumultuous period of history known as the French and Indian War (1754-1763) or Seven Years War. Fort Dobbs is open Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. http://www.fortdobbs.org/index.html

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