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Catawba County Museum of History


category : Museums
Housed in the former Catawba County Courthouse (circa 1924). Regional in its scope of the Catawba Valley area history, the exhibits include a rare British Revolution-era redcoat, a 1930's racing car, a fine collection of locally crafted furniture and Catawba Valley pottery.




Address:
30 N. College Ave.
Newton, NC 28658
Phone: (828)465-0383
Our Email: ccha@gestaltmail.com

Come visit us in Newton, North Carolina

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Hickory Motor Speedway

Hailed as the birthplace of NASCAR stars such as Dale Earnhardt, Junior Johnson, Ned and Dale Jarrett and Harry Gant. Opened in 1951, this is one of the country'

Newton, NC Speedways

Catawba Lakes Golf Course

Newly renovated. Includes two lakes with four greens around lake. Also creekside holes. Some island type greens. Some links-type holes with mounds.;range, putt. green, chip. green, pro shop, rentals, school, ;Open year-round, ;828/322-1599, Fax: 828/326-9855, ;

Newton, NC Golf Courses

Skateland USA

Roller skating, video games and parties.

Newton, NC Other Attractions

Historic Newton Walking Tour

Take a tour through the Newton North Main Avenue historic district. You will find 100 historically significant buildings including two churches and one school adaptively reused as an administrative building and a civic performance place. The 1924

Newton, NC Tours

Old St. Pauls Lutheran Church

Old St. Paul's Lutheran Church is a two-story log weathered-boarded church, featuring an impressive federal style interior including intricately carved sounding board and moldings and a slave balcony. Built in 1818

Newton, NC Churches

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