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Millican Pictorial History Museum

35 E Catawba St, Belmont, NC 28012-3351
+1 704-825-5391
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President of Cramerton Historical Society

Allen Millican is a great Historian, he has helped the CHS with research and Historical photographs... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Richard A
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Wonderful Historic Treasures to be Found

Happened upon this place today as I had some extra time until I needed to catch a flight from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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We have restored thousands of rare photos of cotton mills & their way of life, towns, churches, schools, and trollies, just to mention a few. All of these photos and a number of regional historical artifacts are on display as well. We are located directly across from the Belmont Historical Society. Hours: Mon-Sat: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
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35 E Catawba St, Belmont, NC 28012-3351
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Allen Millican is a great Historian, he has helped the CHS with research and Historical photographs . The Millican Pictorial History Museum is a must see in Belmont, NC

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Happened upon this place today as I had some extra time until I needed to catch a flight from Charlotte. What a great place to soak up some history and learn about the area around Belmont. Mr. Milligan was onsite and gave a wonderful curated...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I had some extra time while driving towards Charlotte so we decided to stop into this museum. We are so glad that we did! The person who runs the museum gave us a personal tour and history lesson about the photos. He...More

1  Thank Liora A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Allen and his passion for preserving history in the local community. I first came in contact with him when researching photos for the Haunted Mill when we (Exodus Church -Belmont) first began to purchase it. We have stayed in touch and he truly...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I ran into this tiny town on the border of North and South Carolina wandering around while visiting my brother and his family. The signs said something about visiting "Historic Belmont," so I parked and started walking around. I ran into this fairly nondescript building...More

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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I went to the pictorial museum for a class assignment for my Elementary Education degree at Belmont Abbey College. The assignment was to go to a place (museum, play, orchestra, anything to do with the arts), and I chose here because I think that Belmont...More

1  Thank Julia M
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

Time well spend with a great person Allen Millican. I only wished I had more time. It is like a walk through history on the local area. His personal collection is better than any public museum. Thanks Allen for holding onto our heritage.

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

This is a great place to learn the history of Belmont and the surrounding areas. There are always new pictures to see and new things to learn. Alan is very knowledgeable even though he is not from here. Admission is free , but donations are...More

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Reviewed March 29, 2018

A first rate collection of historical photographs and director Allen Millican gives a great running commentary. Well worth a couple of hours. My photography class was throughly impressed. Byron Baldwin

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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Such an interesting place. Mr. Millican has done an amazing job restoring photos. Most are so clear that you truly feel like you’re going back in time!

1  Thank Mark F
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DrSwest
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Allen_Millican | Property representative |
No I supported it myself
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Allen_Millican
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Response from sdznstowe1111 | Reviewed this property |
Oh you are so welcome, I learned so much from visiting with you and the museum what a gem we all have here in Belmont to go and learn so much history and to see all the great pictures you showed us. I hope the museum keeps... More
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Allen_Millican
July 25, 2015|
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Response from George P | Reviewed this property |
I have not had a chance to look for the pictures I promised, but when I do I will send them your way.
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