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Courthouse fun

This is a great courthouse square. There are many summer music events on the lawn and the building... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
Morganton, North Carolina
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Worth the stop!

Definitely and unique and worthwhile stop. Great historical information with a pleasant and... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2018
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Dec 10, 2018
“Courthouse fun”
May 24, 2018
“Worth the stop!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Courthouse Square, Morganton, NC 28680
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a great courthouse square. There are many summer music events on the lawn and the building is lovely. Grab a lunch to go from an uptown restaurant and have a picnic!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 2Fortunes
Reviewed May 24, 2018

Definitely and unique and worthwhile stop. Great historical information with a pleasant and congenial guide.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Helms4
Reviewed October 4, 2017

My husband and I were having dinner with friends in Morganton and came early to wander around town. The Old Burke County Courthouse sits right in the heart of downtown. We were there too late in the day to go inside, but there are several...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Anne M
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Great facts on Historical Burke County Courthouse. Lots of entertaining information. Close to neat and different quaint shops, great bakery, and good eats.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank janeyporter67
Reviewed June 26, 2017

beautiful garden. The Nation's most important documents are outside in waterproof frames. what a great idea.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank marysmom0213
Reviewed February 9, 2017

The courthouse building is still open to the public and houses a history museum. the gardens are beautiful in the spring with many rose bushes. Much history is to be enjoyed at this historical and beautiful grounds.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Starreviews4U
Reviewed September 14, 2016

There is a small museum in the building that is opened during the weekdays. But the best thing about the Old Burke County Court House, other then it's history is that it is a regular venue for outside music and other activities. It is one...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Wantatravel22
Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is a great place to visit in downtown Morganton. There is so much history here. There is a lot to do and see in the town as well.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Zx6girl
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I love walking around downtown Morganton and resting at the old Courthouse. A lot of shade to avoid the sun.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed June 29, 2016

Frequent visitors to Morganton and always this is my happy place to sit and relax. Literally you can take time to smell the beautiful roses in the garden. Morganton is a great town and looking forward to calling it my home away from home shortly.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank marthaw795
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