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“Great family outing.”

Historic Rural Hill Farm
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Owner description: Rural Hill Farm is the historic homestead of Major John and Violet (Wilson) Davidson. John Davidson was an American officer serving in the Revolutionary War and a signer of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Rural Hill Farm established in 1760, is the oldest and largest public historic site in Mecklenburg County encompassing some 265 acres. It is also a center for the study of Scottish heritage and interpreting the Davidson plantation/farm (lasting six consecutive generations), providing historical, agricultural, and environmental programming.
Huntersville, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great family outing.”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

I come here for the many festivals they hold year around, and I must say that they never let me down! Always well thought out productions, fun for all ages! I especially like the Highland games they hold. It has a very authentic feel. The only reason I didn't give it a perfect score is because I feel some things may be a bit pricy for some families. Definatly worth seeing, but bring you wallet because some events can get steep in price. But in my opinion definatly worth spending your clams on.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
147 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Going to the dogs!”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

We went up to Rural Hill Farm for the sheepdog trials and dog festival. There were dogs everywhere. Tons of border collies were there either to participate in the herding trials or just to show support for the breed. Carolina dockdogs were there showing their amazing abilities, also. There were dogs doing agility runs. Then there were just the dogs attending. All kinds of dogs, large and small, all breeds were walking their masters and enjoying the festivities. We had a very enjoyable experience.

Visited November 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
117 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Corn maze stinks”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

This Corn Maze is billed as being really cool and huge, it's a definite disappointment. The corn is not even high enough to hide the maze, so you can almost see through everything to the otherside of where you're trying to go. Also, the way the maze is set up is kind of ridiculous. They ask you to find these mailboxes throughout the maze so that you can take little stickers at each mailbox and add them to a map so once you have them all, it forms a large map of the whole maze. If you were to go through and find all of these it would probably take you 4 hours. Also, they blare music throughout the whole maze at all times. I wouldnt recommend this place.

Visited October 2012
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Charlotte, NC
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Corn Maize Fun”
Reviewed September 18, 2012

Challenging maze for all ages. Especially challenging at night. I recommend going with a group during the day and being prepared for at least 90 mins of trying to gather clues and make it out. They do a great job of keeping a rustic and country feel and offer refreshments and campfires for before and after your maze adventure. The offer good instructions and plenty of guidance if needed to navigate the maze. We will be back this year!

Visited October 2011
Thank Dawn S
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Fletcher, North Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Great family event place”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

I have been here for easter egg hunts, the warrior dash, and the amazing maize maze. They do a great job setting up events and it's a great venue.

Visited April 2012
Thank JimHeatherDeclan
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