HISTORY & HERITAGE

IN GASTON COUNTY, NC

Born out of the boom of the textile industry in the 1800, followed by continued growth in railroads,
today Gaston County is seeing a major resurgence due partly to the outward sprawl of nearby Charlotte, turning our mill towns into bustling neighborhoods, each with a unique story to tell.
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Kings Mountain Historical Museum

At the Kings Mountain Historical Museum visitors can learn about the history of the area.

100 E Mountain St

Kings Mountain

The Cherryville Historical Museum

The Cherryville Historical Museume exhibits follow the history of Cherryville from the early 1800’sto today.

109 E Main St

Cherryville

Alfred C. Kessell Center

300 S Firestone St

Gastonia

Belmont Historical Society

40 E Catawba Ave.

Belmont

Cherryville Depot Train Museum

In Cherryville visitors can view model trains running at the historic Cherryville Depot Train Museum.

105 N Depot St

Cherryville

Heritage Village of Dallas Park

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places is the downtown area of Dallas, NC.

Downtown

Dallas

Millican Pictorial History Museum

History museum in Belmont.

35 E Catawba St

Belmont

The Schiele Museum of Natural History

Experience galleries with vivid natural history exhibits, a Catawba Indian Village and an 18th Century Farm and planetarium.

1500 E. Garrison Blvd.

Gastonia

American Military Museum

109 W 2nd Ave

Gastonia

Brevard Station

Named for Stanley’s original train depot, Brevard Station, covers the railroad’s advent.

112 S Main St

Stanley

Cherryville Historical Museum

Cherryville Historical Museum exhibits follow the history of Cherryville from the early 1800’sto today.

109 E Main St

Cherryville

J. Ralph Beam, Jr. Heritage Park

Five original buildings including: city hall, a jailhouse, a schoolhouse, a smoke house and an early warehouse for federally licensed bonded liquor.

102 S. Jacob Street

Cherryville

Mount Holly Historical Society Museum

131 S Main St

Mount Holly

African American Museum of History & Culture

Found in the Loray Mill is the African American Museum of History Culture.

300 Firestone St

Gastonia

Belmont Abbey

is a private Catholic liberal-arts college located in Belmont, North Carolina.

100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd.

Belmont

C. Grier Beam Truck Museum

Located in the original gas station where Carolina Freight had its humble beginnings.

111 N Mountain St

Cherryville

Gaston County Museum

The museum houses two floors of changing exhibits, on history and/or art.

131 W. Main St.

Dallas

Our accommodations are conveniently located close to major highways and include national brands, historic boutiques, bed & breakfasts and Airbnbs.  Whether you are traveling in a large group, a family, or all by yourself, you will find our lodgings to be well appointed with all the amenities you may need for a short or long stay.

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VISITORS GUIDE

620 N. Main St.

Belmont, NC 28012

Phone: 704-825-4044

Toll Free: 1-800-849-9994

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