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Ayr Mount Historic Site


category : Historic Sites
Ayr Mount is a meticulously restored 1815 plantation home. It is finely furnished with Federal Antiques and Decorative Art. The home, built by William Kirkland of Scotland, sits on 265 tranquil acres along the banks of the Eno River. House tours are available. One-mile free nature trail around the house and along the banks of the Eno River called the Poet's Walk is open daily.




Address:
376 St. Mary's Rd.
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: (919)732-6886
Our Email: ayrmount@nc.rr.com
Our Website:www.classicalamericanhomes.org/

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Old Orange County Courthouse

Designed and built by John Berry in 1844-1845. Outstanding example of Greek Revival architecture with details of woodwork and stair brackets from Asher-Benjamins' pattern book. An English Clock (c.1769), a gift to the town of Hillsborough, is located in the courthouse cupola. Allow 15

Hillsborough, NC Historic Courthouses

Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

This 190-acre state natural area includes covers most of Occoneechee Mountain with an 867-foot-high summit, part of the Eno River, hiking trails, scenic overlooks and two fishing ponds. There is a park ranger on site. Historic and nature-related educational programs are available.

Hillsborough, NC State Parks

Triangle SportsPlex

The Triangle SportsPlex is the largest sports and recreation complex in Orange County. The facility includes an indoor skating rink, aquatics center with 3 indoor pools, fitness center, massage services, tanning, cafe, and birthday parties.

Hillsborough, NC Other Attractions

Saratoga Grill

Charming second-story restaurant in the heart of historic Hillsborough, specializing in grilled seafood, but also offering other entrees.

Hillsborough, NC Businesses

Valour's Patisserie & Bistro

Breakfast and lunch. Pastries, croissants, pancakes, french toast, etc. Lunch features salads, sandwiches, quiche, pasta, desserts.

Hillsborough, NC Businesses

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