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Piedmont Region, North Carolina

Covering nearly one half of North Carolina in the central part of the state, the Piedmont is an area of gently rolling foothills with the occasional boulder or unexpected rock outcropping. The Piedmont region boasts of one of the most dynamic economies in the United States and is home to the state's largest cities and biggest financial institutions. Renowned research universities, textile and furniture factories, tobacco farms, shopping meccas, top golf courses and abundant historic sites are also part of the makeup of the Piedmont.

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1812 Hitching Post

The 1812 Hitching Post was the birthplace of four-term N. C. Lieutenant Governor W. D. Turner in 1865 and was also owned by North Carolina Senator Columbus Vance Henkel in the early to mid-1900'

Turnersburg, NC Historic Homes

Historic Trivette Clinic Ghost Tours

This is the only hospital ever built in North Iredell. It was in operation from 1932 - 1938, and was a full service facility. Following the founder\'

Hamptonville, NC Ghost Tours

Carolina Model Railroaders

Carolina Model Railroaders, Inc. (CMR) is Greensboro's oldest model railroad club. CMR has served the Triad with over 34

Greensboro, NC Railroad History


Badin Inn Golf Resort & Club

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Badin Inn Golf Resort & Club has been called "Mini-Pinehurst,"

Badin, NC Golf Courses

Walkway of History

Sidewalk markers chronicle six chapters in local African-American history ranging from the first fugitive slave on the Underground Railroad through the first African-American state Supreme Court Justice. The walkway was unveiled on the 34th anniversary of the Woolworth civil rights sit-ins by the "

Greensboro, NC Monuments



Mert's Heart and Soul

Located in the heart of Uptown Charlotte, Mert's Heart & Soul is one of the most sought after dining destinations in the Queen City. From the award-winning macaroni and cheese, to the sweet, buttery cornbread, to the shrimp and grits - Mert'

Charlotte, NC Businesses

City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department

The City of Raleigh Parks and Recreation Department has 19 community centers, 8 swimming pools, 108 tennis courts (including 23 at Millbrook Exchange Park), 61 softball fields (including 9 at Walnut Creek Softball Complex), 4 lakes and approximately 40 miles of greenway trails. Call 890-3285

Raleigh, NC Businesses

Historic Latta Plantation

The last remaining Catawba River Plantation open to the public. The 62-acre farm of James Latta consists of the original home and smokehouse, enhanced by 11

Huntersville, NC Historic Homes

Hickory Ridge Shopping Center

Center features: Target, Kohls, Old Navy, Marshall's, Best buy, Party City, shoe Carnival, Setzer's Jewelers, Hallmark Cards, Family Christian Book Stores, Dick's Sporting Goods, Linen's and Things, and AC Moore. Restaurants include Tony'

Hickory, NC Malls

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