Rediscover the lost town of Lawrenceville March 29 near Troy

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 20, 2014

TROY — A “Nature and History Day at the Lost Town of Lawrenceville” will be held from 1-4 p.m. March 29, a Saturday, starting at the Uwharrie Trail’s N.C. 24/27 Trailhead west of Troy.
Organizers are inviting the public on a visit to the Lost Town of Lawrenceville to hear about its rediscovery and other local archaeological finds.
Lawrenceville served as the county seat for Montgomery County in the early 1800s, before the seat was moved to its current location in Troy.
Nature activities will include a short hike starting at the NC 24/27 Trailhead. Stations along the trail will feature talks and displays about wildlife, native forest ecosystems, prescribed fire and invasive species.
For more information, contact 336-879-7409.
The day is presented by the Greater Uwharrie Conservation Partnership and the N.C. Science Festival.