“A Walk on Main Street” set for Saturday, May 6

LENOIR, NC (April 14, 2017)…Please join us for a guided tour of historic Main Street in Lenoir! Mike Gibbons, local historian, will conduct the tour, discussing and pointing out the history of surviving structures, as well as those long gone, on the first blocks of North and South Main Street in historic downtown Lenoir. Learn about the three courthouses, the Confederate Monument, Taylor War Memorial as well as the many prior and varied businesses once located in surviving buildings on Main Street. The tour will take approximately one hour, concluding at 1841 Café for lunch at 12:30 pm. Those not wishing to walk have the option of viewing a pre-recorded version of the tour at 1841 Café, commencing at 11:30 am, and will be able to participate in additional discussion when the tour walkers arrive for lunch at 12:30 pm.

To participate, you must preregister and purchase your ticket at the Caldwell Heritage Museum, located at 112 Vaiden Street SW, Lenoir, NC. If registered and ticket(s) purchased prior to April 28th, costs are: $30/individual; $50/couple. If registering on site the day of the event, ticket prices will be: $38/individual; $58/couple. Feel free to contact us with any questions at (828-758-4004) or caldwellheritagemuseum@yahoo.com.

All proceeds, beyond lunch expenses, will go toward the maintenance and support of the Museum. Please join us for this fun, informative event and get some fresh spring air!