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Posts tagged Morrow Mountain

First Peoples Exhibit Photos

First Peoples Exhibit Photos
The First Peoples of Stanly County Saturday, May 2nd — Saturday, August 29th Objects, Artifacts, & Photos from Morrow Mountain State Park The Oakboro Regional History Museum Pfeiffer University Library The Rankin Museum of American Heritage Matt Steed (Seven Gables Furniture & Design)

Morrow Mountain State Park – 19...

Morrow Mountain State Park Opening Parade 1939 The following images come from the State Archives flickr site. “Pictorial Review of North Carolina State Parks 1942” From the records of the North Carolina Conservation and Development Department, Division of State Parks, State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh, NC. 1979 Morrow Mo [...]

Dr. Francis Kron

Dr. Francis Kron
Dr. Francis Joseph Kron—1798 -1883 The home of pioneer physician, Dr. Francis Joseph Kron, sits on a picturesque hillside in Morrow Mountain State Park. The Kron family named their plantation Attaway Hill and referred to it in the manner in all correspondence. Dr. Kron purchased the home site in 1834. The original site contained 234 acres onc [...]

Museums in Stanly County

Badin Firehouse Museum
We invite you to discover the rich heritage that is Stanly County, North Carolina. Stanly County is a crossroads of history. Its people have helped mold and define the cultural landscape of the county, the state, and the nation for more than 10,000 years. Our citizens value their history and have diligently worked together to establish the St [...]