This Historic Mill Town In North Carolina Is Actually A Museum You Won’t Find The Likes Of Anywhere Else

We can’t think of a more suitable place for a picturesque day trip and picnic than Murray’s Mill Historic District, where 20 historic buildings, a scenic pond, and an awesome waterfall spillway create an unforgettable atmosphere for enjoying the spoils of a spring, summer, or autumn day with the family.

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Murray’s Mill and Murray’s Mill Historic District are located at 1489 Murray’s Mill Road, Catawba NC 28609. The mill and other public buildings, including the general store, are open Wednesday through Sunday. The hours are Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Thursday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Learn more on the official website of the Historical Association of Catawba County.