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Museum of the Cape Fear

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This is a branch of the North Carolina Museum of History Division. The museum traces the events that shaped the development of North Carolina. Highlights include pottery and exhibits about the early settlements of American Indians, the antebellum period, the Civil War and the textile industry. A 1920s general store can also be seen. Tours of the 1897 Edgar Allan Poe House interpret late Victorian life 1897-1917. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 1-5pm; closed major holidays. Admission is free to the public.

Location: 801 Arsenal Ave, Fayetteville North Carolina 28305 Telephone 910-486-1330

Other History nearby:
(Four Oaks) Bentonville Battleground State Hist Site
(Goldsboro) Charles Aycock Birthplace Historic Site
(Kenansville) Cowan Museum
(Dunn) General William Lee Airborne Museum
(Sanford) House in the Horseshoe
(Fayetteville) Museum of the Cape Fear

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