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Caldwell Heritage Museum

112 Vaiden St SW, Lenoir, NC 28645-5670
+1 828-758-4004
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Great Library and helpful people!

This museum has a great library for genealogy research and very friendly people to help you find... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2018
SBHolland
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Santa Barbara CA
Great experience

I traveled to Lenoir to search out possible relatives on my father's side. Walked into the... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
Djjworld
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“large number” (2 reviews)
“local history” (3 reviews)
“exhibits” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
112 Vaiden St SW, Lenoir, NC 28645-5670
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+1 828-758-4004
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This museum has a great library for genealogy research and very friendly people to help you find materials. The exhibit about the award winning Lenoir High School Band is especially interesting. They also have an exhibit of old toys and other historical artifacts. Be sure...More

Thank SBHolland
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

I traveled to Lenoir to search out possible relatives on my father's side. Walked into the Caldwell Heritage Museum and was warmly welcomed. Two wonderful ladies helped me locate so much information on my grandparents ect... if you are ever in Caldwell county area stop...More

Thank Djjworld
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Caldwell Heritage Museum has an excellent library. Visitors can use the library as a resource for local history, research family history and review the large amount of donated archives. The staff and volunteers are friendly and enjoy helping visitors locate their family history. The museum...More

1  Thank Lynda C
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The Caldwell Heritage Museum is a very interesting place. Beautiful building, large number of exhibits, library and excellent staff and volunteers.

1  Thank Lynda C
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I went seeking info and photos of an historical building and found so much more information! The staff is friendly and eager to help. Plan plenty of time to review the library; they have tons of donated archives. Extremely interesting!

1  Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a really neat little museum. It showcases the history of the county and the state. I don't think a bunch of young people come here (20s/30s/etc) since the employees were surprised to see me and my husband come in (we're in our late...More

1  Thank AmberD5
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

The museum is in the last remaining building that was once the Davenport College for Women (1855 - 1933). It's over 35,000 square feet of very interesting and well done displays showing Caldwell County from pre-colonial times all the way to the present. It's free...More

Thank cheryl h
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

"The challenge of history is to recover the past and introduce it to the present." ~David Thelen The Caldwell Heritage Museum offers visitors a look back into the history of Caldwell County beginning with pre-Colonial days until the present. Past meets present as one leisurely...More

3  Thank granitegal1977
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

I enjoy being able to see old history.. and being able to compare the difference from now in then of of Lenoir and other ares around.

1  Thank RMT1995
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Caldwell Heritage Museum preserves the history of Caldwell County. From pre-Colonial days until the present, you will see the history through their exhibits. Largest display of arrow heads I have ever seen in one place. You will also see several special interest collections: medical, music,...More

1  Thank Gloria S
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