2136 Rockford St.
Mount Airy, NC 27030
Phone: (336) 789-2000
Fax: (336) 789-7917
The William Alfred Moore House stands established since its construction in 1862. It is an architecturally stellar structure and even today, it is renowned for its distinctive and superior architecture. This landmark has been included in the National Register of Historic Places, and can be toured by visitors with prior appointment.
Nestled in the country side, this beautiful historic home is a perfect place to unwind. The Edwards-Franklin House was built in 1799 and has undergone restorations but looks mesmerizing even today. It is open to visitors from April to September on the second Saturday & Sunday. Visitors can walk in between 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and explore the beautiful house and the history attached to it.
Visitors that come into Horne Creek learn about what it was like to live and work on a farm in the Piedmont area of North Carolina circa the early 1900s. The house on the farm itself was once the Hauser family farm. In addition to the Hauser home, a tobacco curing barn, and apple orchard is also on the farm. While on the farm, visitors can participate in old fashioned ice cream socials and an annual corn shucking frolic. There is also a nature trail, visitor's center, and picnic area. Admission is free, however donations are encouraged and appreciated.
Located northwest of Greensboro in Boonville, RagApple Lassie Vineyards grows and bottles quality wines right here in North Carolina. Owned and operated by the Hobson family, vineyard is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This winery offers tours and wine tasting daily, where if you like red wines be sure to try their Cabernet Sauvignon, or if you prefer white wines try their Chardonnay. If you are hungry, their Back Door Cafe serves lunch on weekends.
The Stone Mountain State Park is a scenic park encompassing an area of 13,747 acres (5563.21 hectares). The main attraction at this park is the Stone Mountain which is a centerpiece of the entire area. The mountain is a 600 feet (183 meter) dome shaped granite belonging to the Devonian age. The park has recreational opportunities like hiking and fishing. The picturesque views that the park has to offer are breathtaking.
Moratock Park is a historic public park. A highlight is the iron furnace built during the Civil War that was used to prepare iron bars on the banks of the Dan River. This park consists of beautiful views of the river, a shelter to spend a day, and restrooms are available too. The river is open for sailing and rafting. In addition, this site is a perfect venue for meetings and events as well as receptions.