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Carl J. McEwen Historic Village

7601 Matthews Mint Hill Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227-7597
+1 704-573-0726
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Awesome Local History, very nicely done. rich with culture.

This is a Very nice place to visit. we went for a civil war exhibit and came across so much more... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
CallsignYoda
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Mint Hill, North Carolina
What a treasure

I literally had no idea this place was even here and I've lived in the area for 12 years! I found... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
Enjoyingthetravel
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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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7601 Matthews Mint Hill Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227-7597
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

This is a Very nice place to visit. we went for a civil war exhibit and came across so much more. This village is actually local homes built back in the 1700's and 1800's brought here and placed in the setting of this village. There...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I literally had no idea this place was even here and I've lived in the area for 12 years! I found it when I decided to try out the Mint Hill farmers market and then found this treasure in the back. As soon as I...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the time spent here. Felt amazing to experience the past century rustic lifestyle of America. The houses, village set up and the machinery put up as a model, really made it possible to travel back in time. Would definitely want to come back...More

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Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a tresurer to find in this small town. If you visit on a Saturday from May - September you will find this place alive. There are old time fiddlers, a small but very nice farmers market and a lot of history. Be sure...More

1  Thank Queensgrantmusic
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Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Great way to spend thirty minutes looking at old stuff. Kids would love it on a nice day. Wife and I enjoyed walking through.

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Reviewed February 19, 2015

One of my favorite things about the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village is the group of folks who play old time string music during the Farmer's Market held Saturdays during warm weather months. You'll hear two or three fiddles (no violins), a guitar or two,...More

1  Thank Chuck R
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

Mint Hill’s Historic Villiage is the original small town of Mint Hilll way back when. Hands on exhibits, and local made food and good old pick’en of the fiddle, mandolin, banjo and more. After that you can check out the local artists at Pottery 51,...More

2  Thank Donna G
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Reviewed May 25, 2014

Nice mock tow that shows how residents lived in Mint Hill generations ago. Well built by volunteers and local residents.

2  Thank John G
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

Right next to the Mint Hill Farmer's Market is the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village, made up of several historic buildings, including the doctor's museum, schoolhouse (you can sit in the corner), assayer's office (you can pan for gold) and blacksmith's shop (not always open)....More

3  Thank jayseae
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Very nicely curated Historic Village. My young son and I visit my retired parents in Mint Hill each summer and this village is right next to the local farmer's market (also great). It's like stepping back into another era. Especially for a citified northerner like...More

2  Thank chachismami_01
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