Covering nearly one half of North Carolina in the central part of the state, the Piedmont is an area of gently rolling foothills with the occasional boulder or unexpected rock outcropping. The Piedmont region boasts of one of the most dynamic economies in the United States and is home to the state's largest cities and biggest financial institutions. Renowned research universities, textile and furniture factories, tobacco farms, shopping meccas, top golf courses and abundant historic sites are also part of the makeup of the Piedmont.
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This historically renovated full service station includes Amtrak ticket agent on duty, walk-up ticket window sales, free parking and checked baggage. Station open 24 hours. Daily trains include: 73, 74 (Raleigh to Charlotte), 79, 80 (New York to Charlotte) and 19, 20 (New York to New Orleans)Greensboro, NC Historic Buildings
Request a brochure of the numerous sites in Chatham County that are listed on the National Historic Register. Visit the modest museum in the Chatham County Courthouse on Fridays, from 10am until 2pm. Scattered throughout the county are fourteen highway historical markers (six in Pittsboro)Pittsboro, NC Museums