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Cherryville Historical Museum

Cherryville Historical Museum exhibits  follow the history of Cherryville from the early 1800’s to today. One of the interesting exhibits is the painting of a bull, painted in 1910 and covered with plaster for 80 years. 

Cherryville Farmers Market

Local farmers, artisans and soap makers sell their goods in an open market on Thursday mornings from May through October.

Gastonia Farmers Market

Sells produce, meats, eggs, dairy products, baked goods and fresh-cut flowers. All products are vendor grown or handmade. Special events are held throughout the season including live music, fall twilight markets, trick-or-treat night and a Christmas craft fair. The market is open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, May through October, and Saturday only in April and November.


Mount Holly Farmers Market

Strives to provide the surrounding community with fresh food, grown locally with sustainable practices. Held each Saturday morning May through October, the market not only features farmers and food, but also offers chef demonstrations, live music and a gathering place for friends and family. 

Crowders Ridge

The Mountain Island Educational State Forest

North Carolina's system of Educational State Forests has been developed for use as a living outdoor class room.


Their purpose is to teach children and adults about the complex,  interdependent ecosystems that make up a forest and which can be managed  for a multitude of uses.


Ranger conducted classes are available to groups of ten or more  visiting the forest. These classes have been designed to meet various  science and social studies curriculum guidelines.


Special study sites are available to assist teachers or other group leaders in using the forest as an outdoor classroom.

Gastonia Conference Center

Cherryville Depot Train Museum

In Cherryville visitors can view model trains running at the historic 

Cherryville Depot Train Museum.

J. Ralph Beam, Jr. Heritage Park

 In Cherryville visitors will find the J. Ralph Beam, Jr. Heritage Park.Five original buildings including: the first city hall, an old jailhouse, a one-room schoolhouse, a smoke house and an early warehouse for federally licensed bonded liquor. 

C. Grier Beam Truck Museum

Located in the original gas station where Carolina Freight had its humble beginnings, is the C. Grier Beam Truck Museum. Inside, visitors can explore vintage trucking memorabilia. 

The Cherryville Historical
Museum

The Cherryville Historical Museume exhibits  follow the history of Cherryville from the early 1800’s to today. One of the interesting exhibits is the painting of a bull, painted in 1910 and covered with plaster for 80 years. 

Patriots Park

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Belmont, NC 28012

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