North Carolina Tour 2017

Lutherstadt Wittenberg

Tryon Palace

Join us on the 2017 North Carolina History tour this September. We will explore the rich history of the Tarheel State, visiting colonial houses, Revolutionary and Civil War battlefields, and plantations. We will visit forts from the French-Indian War through the Civil War, and enjoy the beauty of the Blue Ridge foothills. We will learn the rich cultural heritage of the earliest settlers pushing west, as well as walking the streets of Old Salem. We will discover the religious ties between the Waldensians who fled religious persecution in Italy and the Moravians who settled in Old Salem. Hear about the mysterious Lost Colony of Roanoke, see the earliest English fort in America, walk in the first governor’s palace, and feel the winds where the Wright Brothers had their first flight.

Information

Dates – September 4-9, 2017.

Prices - As usual, the price just includes costs. If it turns out to be significantly lower, we will refund the difference.

  • Adults – $275
  • Children 13-18 – $255
  • Children 6-12 – $225
  • Children 3-5 – $200
  • Children 1-2 – $155
  • Young children not requiring a bus seat are free

Payment - To reserve your seats, payment in full is required by  August 12. In the checkout process you will have the option to pay by credit card or to mail a check. Please make checks payable to Dan or Kendra Horn.

Includes – Round-trip transportation from Wake Forest, NC, all admissions, all lunches, and breakfasts at the hotel.

Hotel - We will be staying in the Winston-Salem area for 2 nights, and then in the New Bern area for 3 nights. The hotels will be around $90 +tax per night.

Tour Map

Schedule

Monday, September 4

Mendenhall Homeplace

6:30 – Leave Wake Forest, NC
8:00 – Breakfast
9:00 – Leave
9:45 – House in the Horseshoe
11:30 – Leave
1:15 – Reed Gold Mine
2:30 – Leave
4:00 – Mendenhall Homeplace
5:30 – Leave
6:00 – Hotel in Winston-Salem

Tuesday, September 5

Fort Dobbs


9:00 – Leave
9:30 – Old Salem
12:00 – Leave
1:00 – Fort Dobbs
2:30 – Leave
3:30 – Waldensian Heritage Museum
5:00 – Leave
6:30 – Hotel in Winston-Salem

Wednesday, September 6

7:30 – Leave
8:15 – Guilford Courthouse
10:45 – Leave
12:15 – Stagville Plantation
1:45 – Leave
3:45 – Halifax
5:15 – Leave
7:15– Hotel in New Bern

Thursday, September 7

Battleship North Carolina

7:30 – Leave
9:30 – Fort Fisher
10:30 – Leave
11:15 – North Carolina Battleship
12:30 – Leave
1:15 – Fort Anderson
2:45 – Leave
3:45 – Moore’s Creek Battlefield
5:00 – Leave
7:00 – Hotel

Friday, September 8

Wright Brothers Memorial

7:30 – Leave
10:00 – Fort Raleigh
12:00 – Leave
12:45 – Wright Brothers Memorial
3:30 – Leave
6:30 – Hotel

Saturday, September 9

8:45 – Leave
9:00 – Tryon Palace
11:00 – Leave
11:45 – CSS Neuse
1:15 – Leave
1:30 – Closing Lunch
3:00 – Leave
4:00 – Bentonville Battlefield
5:00 – Leave
6:15 – Wake Forest, NC

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