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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/

Come visit us in Hillsborough, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Occaneechi Indian Village

This is a 1701 reconstructed Occaneechi Indian Village with a palisade, huts, cooking site and sweat lodge. Appears as it did when used by the tribe along the Eno River Trading Path.

Hillsborough, NC Other Attractions

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

The Dog House

One of a local chain in business since 1970, serving hot dogs, fries, baked beans, apple turnovers, soft drinks and iced tea.

Hillsborough, NC Other Attractions

Occoneechee Golf Club

18 holes, par 71, range, putt. green, chip. green, pro shop, school. Open year-round. Greg Barnes is head pro.

Hillsborough, NC Golf Courses

Cedar Grove Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Hillsborough, NC Golf Courses

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