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Mount Airy, North Carolina

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Old City Jail

The Mayberry Jail is a local re-creation of "The Courthouse" seen in so many episodes of the The Andy Griffith Show. The Old City Jail was Mount Airy's real jail for many years. The Old City Jail is also the site of the annual Mayberry Days Proclamation by the Mayor. The vintage 1962

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Downtown Cinema Theatre

Site of the nation's third longest- running live radio Bluegrass and Old-Time music show. Local AM radio station, WPAQ 740AM, is the founder of the show called "The Saturday Morning Merry Go Round" which happens every Saturday at 11 am-1:30

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Snappy Lunch

Snappy Lunch was mentioned on the Andy Griffith Show and Andy ate here as a young boy. Snappy Lunch is Mount Airy's oldest restaurant, circa 1923. Oprah Winfrey and the Incredible Hulk, Lou Ferrigno have been visitors. The Snappy Lunch was featured in the November 1998 issue of Gourmet.

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Siamese Twins Burial Site

The original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang Bunker, are buried outside the Mount Airy city limits in the White Plains Church community.

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Gertrude Smith House

Built by merchant and landowner Jefferson Davis Smith, this Victorian-style home contains period furnishings and is on National Register of Historic Places. Call 1-800-576-0231 tour schedule.

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Things to do near Mount Airy, NC

Southwick Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Wellspring Cafe at Whole Foods Market

Sandwiches, coffees, and prepared takeout entrees. ...

Glenwood Square

Southeast corner of Fordham Blvd (US Highway 15-501) and Raleigh Rd (NC Highway 54 East). Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun...

Hayble's Hearth Restaurant

Homecooking, 10 meat selections and 15 vegetable selections daily. Lunch specials, italian pasta specials, homemade cornbread...