131 Bud Hawkins Rd.
Dunn, NC 28334
Phone: (910) 891-2511
Fax: (910) 891-2606
The celebrated Falcon Tabernacle is an octagon-shaped Pentecostal Holiness Church structure, and is also referred to as the Little Tabernacle or the Octagon Tabernacle. This historic building is located in Falcon, North Carolina and was constructed in 1898. A rare fact indicates that the church was predominantly built using trees that had been uprooted by a tornado. The use of eight-sided tents in ancient religious revivals is represented by the architecture of the building. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 11, 1983.
Visitors are allowed to walk on the fields where 80,000 Union and Confederate soldiers fought one of the last major battles of the Civil War at this historic site that also contains the Harper House, an improvised hospital where both sides were treated. A visitor center is also on site that contains exhibits and artifacts from the battlefields.
Located in Lillington, North Carolina, Summerville Presbyterian Church and Cemetery was first constructed in 1811. Being destroyed by lightning, it was rebuilt in 1848. The architectural design of the church makes it worth the visit. Added to the National Register of Historic Sites in 1985, this attraction should not be missed.
ZipQuest is a well-developed adventure center offering fun-packed zipline canopy treks. The canopies take you through dense forests and gushing waterfalls even as you get to experience nature's beauty at its best.
The second largest regional park in the city, this gem was designed, and remains, a natural wooded area and features three trails that wind through the park and along the Cape Fear River. A nature center is on site that showcases live reptiles and amphibians and certified park rangers educate visitors at the center.
Cape Fear Botanical Garden is spread over an area of 77 acres (31 hectares). It is fully-administered by a non-profit organization. The garden is open to public all days of the week and charges a minimum fee for admission. Opened in 1989 as part of a college extension project program, it is a must visit when in town. It helps to conserve and protect countless species of herbs and plants, some of which endangered as well. The garden is also visited by many rare insects and butterflies which are found nowhere else in the world.
The Ann and Bow Streets in Fayetteville, North Carolina are bequeathed with a lavish spiritual avenue in the form of the First Presbyterian Church. The monumental church was constructed in 1816, and even today it welcomes all with open arms. The church site has also featured on the distinguished National Register of Historic Places.
Spread across a sprawling area of 80,000 square feet (7432 square meters), this is one of the various locations of Cumberland County Public Library. Opened in 1986, this library is a treasure trove of important books, documents, novels, journals, videos, sound bytes, periodicals and other vast collection. This modern library features various meeting rooms, computer labs, Local & State History Room, Foreign Language Center, and several other facilities. For more details, check website or call ahead.
A fun and creative hands-on, interactive museum that allows children to explore the world around them through creative role playing and interaction. Exhibits on site include a grocery store, a bank, and a newsroom.
The First Baptist Church, located on Old Street in Fayetteville, North Carolina is a historically-significant church in the region. It was constructed in 1906 and is a fine example of the Romanesque and Romanesque Revival styles of architecture. It welcomes all to their weekly prayer services and worship. The Sunday School is organized at 9:45a followed by the worship service at 11:00a.
Open every other Saturday, this station is a rare example of Dutch Colonial architecture with the outside passenger and freight platform dating back to World War I. The Amtrak passenger station is now housed here, as well as the Atlantic Coast Line Depot Railroad Historical Center.
Freedom Memorial Park in Fayetteville is a scenic outdoor attraction. The park is home to memorials of several prominent personalities who laid down their lives for the country's independence.