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Historic Attractions

Experience Rowan County, NC History

Man & boy by cannon, learning about Rowan County NC history.

Experience authentic North Carolina heritage in many unique ways while savoring the charm and character of an area rich with centuries of history, adventure and discovery.  From the early days of Daniel Boone to the civil war, there is something to interest everyone.

Check out our Rowan County, North Carolina calendar of events to find historical happenings scheduled during your visit!

Crossroads: Past Into Present

Address: 1st Block of W. Fisher Street, Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-683-3100
Description: One of Salisbury and Rowan County's most famous attractions. This mural painted by Salisbury native, Cynvia Arthur Rankin, features an original look at turn-of-the-century Downtown Salisbury. There are over 100 local citizens dressed in period costumes represented in the mural. The mural has appeared nationally on NBC and featured numerous times in area newspapers, national publications, magazines and brochures.


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