209 W Divine St, Dunn North Carolina 28334
Located in the former house of General Lee. Known as the 'Father of the Airborne,' Lee was assigned by President Franklin D Roosevelt to organize the development of Army airborne units. His efforts led to the establishment of the Airborne Command and earned him the Distinguished Service Medal. Exhibits include photographs, vidoetape, World War II memorabilia, historical documents and paratrooper equipment and uniforms. Open Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm, Saturday 11am-4pm, Sunday 1-4pm; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Other History nearby:
(Four Oaks) Bentonville Battleground State Hist Site
(Goldsboro) Charles Aycock Birthplace Historic Site
(Waterford) Colonial Village
(Bailey) Country Doctor Museum
(Kenansville) Cowan Museum
12/14 Coming to The Dunn area
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.