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County Doctor Museum is the only medical museum in the nation which is entirely dedicated to these family doctors, whose lives inspire today's physicians. A composite restoration of two doctors' offices includes the Dr. Howard Franklin Freeman Office, built in 1857, which comprises the Apothecary Area, and the Dr. Cornelius Henry Brantley Office, circa 1887, which portrays the early doctor's office, with instruments and equipment of the day. In three century-old and two modern buildings, the Country Doctor Museum collects and preserves the medical instruments and tools of pharmacy used by country doctors and the diaries, papers and medical books of these rural physicians. The Museum itself is housed in two small restored 19th-century phys icians' offices moved to Bailey and joined to form a single building.

Location: Vance St, Bailey North Carolina Telephone 252-235-4165

Other History nearby:
(Four Oaks) Bentonville Battleground State Hist Site
(Tarboro) Blount-Bridgers House
(Goldsboro) Charles Aycock Birthplace Historic Site
(Waterford) Colonial Village
(Bailey) Country Doctor Museum
(Durham) Duke University Chapel

10/21 Coming to The Bailey area
Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.