The Stanly County Museum is housed in quarters too tight to exhibit and display all of our artifacts or tell all of our stories. These pages will supplement our physical space with virtual tours of our resources.
Please visit these pages often for glimpses into our collection and to learn more about Stanly County’s fascinating histor [...]
Journalist and author Fred Morgan at his desk at the Stanly News and Press.
Fred T. Morgan is a longtime resident of the Uwharries. He worked for thirty-four years as the award-winning Feature Editor for the Stanly News and Press. He has also written special projects for corporations such as Ford and Alcoa, and authored numerous magazine arti [...]
A Brief History of the Freeman-Marks House
Local merchant and civic leader Daniel Freeman is thought to have constructed this Federal style home in the early nineteenth century. However, archival evidence first mentions the house in 1847. By either date, the house is now the oldest public building still standing in Albemarle.
The Freeman home [...]
A Brief History of the I.W. and Ellen Snuggs House
The Isaiah and Ellen Snuggs House is the oldest dwelling in Albemarle which still stands on its original site. The Snuggs house has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1995 as #95000190, along with the Freeman-Marks House which is situated in its back lot. Its hist [...]