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Historic Attractions

Experience Rowan County, NC History

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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!


Dixonville Memorial

Address: 210 Old Concord Rd., Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-638-5235
Description: Dixonville is one of the city's oldest African-American cemeteries. Its purpose is to honor and recognize Salisbury's African-American residents. The cemetery was deeded to the City of Salisbury in 1874, and closed to burials in the 1960s. It has documented over 450 interments.

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