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Parks & Museums

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Museums

1820 Dr. Josephus Hall House — 226 S. Jackson St. Admission info 704-636-0103, www.historicsalisbury.org

China Grove Roller Mill — Original equipment in place. Admission info 704-433-3912. www.hist-society-srowan.com

Cooleemee’s Textile Heritage Museum — Historic Zachary Holt House and Cooleemee’s Mill House. Admission info 284-6040.

Historic Gold Hill/Gold Hill Mines Historic Park — Life in the 1800s gold mining boom town. Admission info 704-279-5674, www.HistoricGoldHill. com

Historic Rockwell Museum — 102 E. Main St. Admission info 704-279-4979.

NC Music Hall of Fame — Honors musicians from North Carolina, 109 West A St., Kannapolis. Admission info 704-934-2320. www.NorthCarolinaMusic HallofFame.org

NC Transportation Museum — 411 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer. Train ride schedule and admission info 704-636-2889, www.nctrans.org

Old Stone House, Granite Quarry — 1766 Georgian stone house. Old Stone House Road. Admission info 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Price of Freedom Museum — Sundays 3-5 p.m. and by appointment. American war memorial dedicated to men and women of the armed services. Intersection of Weaver and Patterson Roads. 704-857-7474, www.priceoffreedom.us

Rowan Museum — 50th Anniversary Vietnam War commemoration, “Tour of Duty,” through May 30, 2016. Experience the stories of Vietnam Veterans. 202 N. Main St. 1-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, 704-633-5946 or www.rowanmuseum.org

Spencer Doll and Toy Museum — 108 4th St., Spencer. African American Doll Exhibit African American Doll Exhibit. • Annual African American fashion show: Feb. 20, from 3-5 p.m. $10 admission. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday- Saturday. Admission info 704-762-9359, www.spencerdollandtoymuseum.com

Utzman- Chambers House — Artifacts of the late Honorable Spruce Macay, best known for instructing president Andrew Jackson. 116 S. Jackson St. Admission info 704-633-5946, www.rowanmuseum.org

Cabarrus Art Guild’s Street level Gallery, 11 Union St., Concord — 704-795-1901, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. www.cabarrusartguild.org

The Galleries, 65 Union St. S., Concord — 704-920-2787, www.cabarrusartguild.org

Mooresville Arts, 103 W. Center Ave., Mooresville — 704-663-6661, www.magart.org

Iredell Museum, 134 Court St., Statesville — 704-873-4734, www.iredellmuseums.org

Full Circle Arts 42-B Third St. NW, Hickory — 828-322-7545, info@fullcirclearts.org

Hart Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36th St. Charlotte — www.hartwitzengallery.com

 

Parks

 

City Park Center, 316 Lake Drive — 41 acre park with community center, play structures, tennis courts, picnic shelters, scenic lake.

Dan Nicholas Park, 6800 Bringle Ferry Road — Walking trails, paddle boats, miniature golf, miniature trains, carousel, gem mine, playgrounds, family camping, picnic shelters, splash pad, petting zoo. 704-216-7800. www.dannicholas.net

Dunn’s Mountain Nature and History Preserve, 1640 Dunn’s Mtn. Road — Trail walks, overlooks, see 120 miles in most directions, blacksmith shop display, Saturday-Sunday shuttle service, 704-216-7803.

Ellis Park, 3541 Old Mocksville Road — 26 acres of ball fields, tennis courts, volleyball court, shelters, playground, event center, walking trail. 704-216-7783.

Gold Hill Mines Historic Park 735 St. Stephens Church Road — Historic tours available by appointment: 704-267-9439, www.HistoricGoldHill.com

Gold Hill Rail Trail — Hiking, biking trail begins at Gold Hill Mines Historic Park, continues into Cabarrus County. 704-267-9439.

Hurley Park, Lake Drive — 14-acres of woodlands, streams, gardens, pathways, gazebos. 704-633-8950.

Jaycee-Optimist Sports Complex, 1113 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave.  —  Three lighted baseball/softball fields, play structure, basketball goals, picnic tables. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec

Kelsey Scott Park, 1920 Old Wilkesboro Road — Play structure, picnic shelter with tables and grills, softball field, basketball courts, 9-hole disc golf course. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec

Lincoln Pool, 110 Old Concord Road — One acre park with play structure, multipurpose court with basketball goals, picnic tables. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec

RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls: ‘The Bullhole’ — Picnic shelter, canoe portage, hiking trails, 8 a.m. to sunset. Hwy 801 in Rowan Co., west on Needmore Road and right on Erwin Temple Church Road, drive to end. 336-751-2325.

Salisbury Community Park, 935 Hurley School Road — District park/athletic complex with soccer fields, grassy fields, walking trails, ball fields, picnic area, playground. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec

Salisbury Greenway — Natural green space corridors being developed to connect parks, schools, community businesses. www.ci.salisbury.nc.us/pkrec

Sloan Park, 550 Sloan Road, Mt. Ulla — Features Kerr Mill, an 1823 grist mill. Off NC Hwy 150 approximately 10 miles west of Salisbury.

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