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Address: Old Fort, NC
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A monument commemorating the border between the Catawba and the Cherokee...

A monument commemorating the border between the Catawba and the Cherokee Indians.

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Old Fort has potential good for hikers

Get there early, have breakfast at "The Rail"! Cross the street and see the beautiful arrow head monument! The yellow train station has folks that can direct you to any site you'd... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2013
MDPruitt
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

If you drive through Old Fort.you should go in and visit this spot. Gives a feel of what ol train depots were like.

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Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed reading about and visiting this monument. We did not go into the museum but we did go through the train car. The kids enjoyed that.

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Thank Crystal_Momof2
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

We were able to go in the really stinky dirty train car but the museum isn't open anymore... Really a disappointment!

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Thank CapeSanBlasdreaming
Old Fort, North Carolina
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Reviewed August 17, 2016

Public monument, on the state historical sites trail. It's close to the train depot, right in front at the intersection of Main Street (Hwy. 70) and Catawba Avenue.

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Thank Q3204CXcarolp
North Carolina
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

Arrowhead marks the middle of downtown Old Fort. This used to be the frontier with Indian lands. While not worth a trip in itself, it is just next to the Railroad Museum and walking distance to another interesting museum. Visitors to Old Fort might want to know the history of pioneer Indian times and the later effort to bring the... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

Get there early, have breakfast at "The Rail"! Cross the street and see the beautiful arrow head monument! The yellow train station has folks that can direct you to any site you'd like to see! They also have maps and such of the local area. Check out the railroad museum while in there or head on out to the local... More 

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Thank MDPruitt
Davidson, North Carolina
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

If you are looking for a step back in time Old Fort MTN Music on Firday night is a HOOT.... and the price of admission is right on...FREE. Muscian come out of the hills and vallies and it is a toe tapping good experience. Fiddles, banjos, etc and the cloggers of the community make it a unique event. Now, it... More 

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N.C.
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

Took good pictures! very interesting and much history!

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Thank babetravels
Leicester, North Carolina
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Reviewed May 31, 2012

Just isn't much to look at. Old Fort just isn't much. A Hardees is off the hight on the way to downtown.

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Thank B D
Forest City, North Carolina
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Reviewed April 6, 2012

A huge arrowhead will definitely catch your eye if you roll though Old Fort. A really beautiful display of Native American history!

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