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The Historic Burke County Courthouse​


Funded entirely by memberships, sponsorships, and grants, Historic Burke Foundation began with the restoration, preservation, and management of the Historic Burke County Courthouse in the 1980s. We work to promotes knowledge of local culture and history through educational programming and historic site preservation in Burke County, NC. […] Continue reading →

The Captain Charles McDowell, Jr. House

at Quaker Meadows

Located at 119 St. Mary’s Church Road, Morganton, NC, the house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places […] Continue reading →


Quaker Meadows Cemetery


Included on the National Register of Historic Places, the cemetery is located on Branstrom Drive, Morganton, NC […] Continue reading →


Erwin Family Cemetery at Belvidere


This small cemetery containing 21 known graves dating from 1822 - 1894, is located on Belvidere Lane off Piedmont Road, Morganton, NC […] Continue reading →

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