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Address: 150 Cherokee Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374
Phone Number: 910-295-3642
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A visit to the past

Tufts Archives houses the history of Pinehurst in pictures and print. It is a wonderful collection of the memorabilia from the early days through the 50's and 60's. While most of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Tufts Archives houses the history of Pinehurst in pictures and print. It is a wonderful collection of the memorabilia from the early days through the 50's and 60's. While most of us think 'Golf' when we think of Pinehurst, it was started as a place for consumptives to recuperate (until they discovered Tuberculosis was contagious). The Pinehurst Resort had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Not what I expected to find in the back of the local library. Everything and anything you would want to know about Pinehurst history can be found here. The volunteers are fantastic. Yes, it does have golf history, but it has so much more!

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Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I enjoyed hearing the history of Pinehurst from the Manager of the library. What a helpful gentleman. Good supply of books in a beautiful surrounding.

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11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a delightful museum and archive. The displays are interesting and informative - I learned a lot about the area and enjoyed taking to the very knowledgable staff and volunteers. The library that houses the archive would be a comfortable place to curl up with a book on a cold or rainy day.

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Swansboro, North Carolina
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19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Disguised as the public library, the section in the back has some wonderful family and Pinehurst artifacts for the history buff. They have the entire history of the building of the resort recorded in files of letters and documents saved by the family. Neat displays!

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Pinehurst, NC
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15 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Knowing the history of Pinehurst will enhance your visit. Very helpful volunteers. You know it's open if the outdoor fountain is on!

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Necessary for golf or Pinehurst buffs. Perfect location as part of walking tour of the village. Great place to cool off or warm up - you'll be glad you visited.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A great collection of memorabilia of James Walker Tufts and Donald Ross, and many original Ross plans rescued from the local dump after Diamondhead Corp disposed of them.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Took a few minutes to drop by the Tufts Archives on a Saturday morning. The Archives are across the road from the Holly Inn and in the same building as the library. Just go through the library to the back room and that's where the Archives are located. The history of Pinehurst is laid out in many ways, through photos,maps,newspapers,and... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

What a gem in the middle of the Village! Pinehurst's history is fascinating, from the invention of the soda fountain, to a health resort, to golf. Sounds like an odd road, doesn't it? It is an interesting journey and worth some time. It's a wonderful, comfortable setting and there is always someone there to fill in the details. There are... More 

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