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Key To Escape

150 E. Sharpe Street. Escape entertainment/team building venue for ages 12 and up. Hours: Mon-Tues-By Appointment, Sun & Wed-Thurs-noon-9 pm, Fri-Sat-noon-11 pm. For more information and/or to make a reservation, either call 704-253-4559 or go to: https://keytoescapenc.com/

Fourth Creek Burying Ground

202 W. End Ave (Corner of N. Meeting Street and West End Avenue). Historic grave markers, circa: 1750s. Statesville’s only cemetery until the late 1880s. Bounded by a rock wall which contains on the NE corner one of the four original corner posts of the city! Cemetery contains graves of many Revolutionary War soldiers and many ornate and interesting markers.

Southern Distilling Company

211 Jennings Rd, 704-978-7175. Hours: M-Sat: 10 am-6 pm. The storied distilling heritage of Statesville is reawakened by Southern Distilling Company. Bringing high quality, local bourbon and brandy production back to this agricultural community, in a 25,000 square-foot, glass-fronted showplace, along Interstate 77, near the I-40 interchange. Supporting tourism and the enjoyment of Carolina country, the 20-acre grounds will also be home to a demonstration farm and orchard..and mini donkeys! For more information, go to: https://www.southerndistillingcompany.com/  

Vance House Museum

501 W. Sharpe Street. Open Second Sundays from April 10-December 11, 2 to 5 pm. Call: 704-880-3067 for more information. One of the oldest structures in Statesville, the Zebulon Vance House served as headquarters for Governor Zebulon Vance during his exile from the state capitol during the last months of the Civil War.

Statesville Historical Collection

212 N. Center Street. (704) 878-2383. Hours: Monday-Friday-Noon to 5 pm. Free Admission. Visitors can view over 1,000 photographs, mostly of the downtown area, dating back to the early 1900s through the 1960s. Other artifacts and memorabilia are also on display.

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