The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook
 

Susanna Pantas, Artist

 Old Burke
County Courthouse
& Heritage Museum

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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 Old Burke County Courthouse & Heritage Museum
 

Postcard of Burke County Courthouse  The Old Burke County Courthouse & Heritage Museum features a restored 19th century courthouse with displays and exhibits about the building, the early court system, and local history. Exhibits include a restored turn-of-the-century lawyer’s office, including information on the North Carolina Supreme Court justices who held summer sessions of the Supreme Court in the Old Courthouse from 1847 to 1862 The museum also has changing exhibits on selected aspects of early Burke County life and culture as well as a 20-minute slide presentation on Burke County heritage.

Website: Old Burke County Courthouse & Heritage Museum
Location:
Morganton, NC
Distance: 1 hour from Asheville
Address: 102 East Union St. Morganton, NC 28655
Telephone: 828-437-4104
Hours: Monday - Friday 9 a.m. -4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
Fees: None
Allow: 1 hour
Of Note: Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Nearby: Quaker Meadows Plantation, North Carolina School For The Deaf Museum, Burke Arts Council Jailhouse Gallery, Senator Sam J. Erwin Jr. Museum
Directions: From Asheville, take I-40 East to Exit 105. Turn left off the exit and continue straight into Morganton to Courthouse Square.

 

  Old Burke County Courthouse & Heritage Museum

 

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