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House in the Horseshoe

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In the summer and spring, bright flowers surround this white plantation house whose name comes from its location on a horseshoe bend in the Deep River. The house (ca. 1770) was owned by Philip Alston, whose band of whigs was attacked in 1781 by tories led by David Fanning. Later, four-term governor Benjamin Williams lived in the house, which now contains antiques of the colonial and Revolutionary War eras.

Location: Hwy 2307, Sanford North Carolina Telephone 910-947-2051

Other History nearby:
(Four Oaks) Bentonville Battleground State Hist Site
(Waterford) Colonial Village
(Bailey) Country Doctor Museum
(Raleigh) Exploris
(Dunn) General William Lee Airborne Museum
(Sanford) House in the Horseshoe

09/16 Coming to The Sanford 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.