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Canton Area Historical Museum


category : Museums
A mountain heritage museum. You will get a glimpse of the past and aspects of our early life. We have attempted to preserve artifacts, records and pictures of early time and development.




Address:
36 Park St.
Canton, NC 28716
Phone: (828)646-3412

Come visit us in Canton, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Old Pressley Sapphire Mine

An original mine. Birthplace of the World's Largest Blue Star Sapphires, "The Star of the Carolinas" and "The Southern Star"

Canton, NC Pioneer History


Riverside Campground

80 sites full hookups, 30 amps pavilion, laundry (2), bathhouses (2), tent camping on Pigeon River, open campfires allowed, picnic tables, grills or fire rings, large shady sites.

Canton, NC Campgrounds

Skeeter's BBQ

Best Eastern Bar-B-Q in western North Carolina, specializing in Bar-B-Q caterings as well as custom catering for all occasions! *Full in-house family menu *Daily specials *Take-out

Canton, NC Businesses

Laurel Bank Campground

100 shady sites on the beautiful Pigeon River.

Canton, NC Campgrounds

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