Hiddenite is located in Alexander County
along Highway 90 near Taylorsville
, Lookout Shoals Lake, and the South Fork of the Yadkin River. Hiddenite is part of the Hickory-Morganton, North Carolina
Named after a mineral found locally, the gem was named for William Earl Hidden, a mineralogist sent to North Carolina by Thomas Edison to find platinum. An ancient fault line makes this region rich in minerals, particularly emeralds.
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Hidden Crystal Inn |
Sports and Sporting Events Foothills Flight Park |
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10/20 Coming to The area
Virginia Highlands Festival Abingdon VA August2-11 Showcasing Appalachian arts and crafts.
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.