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Lafayette Statue Fayetteville Museums & Historic Sites Explore 250 Years of History in Fayetteville and Cumberland County

History Buffs will find plenty to explore among the many museums & historic sites in Fayetteville and Cumberland County.  We’ve got so many, in fact, that we grouped our history into 18 themed trails for ease of exploration.  

Read below for information on community’s history and updates and news from museums. 

For an in-depth exploration of our history, head over to FayettevilleNCTrails.com. On this site, users will find 750 miles of themed driving trails highlighting museums & historic sites. Throughout the site, you’ll find serverything you need  take a tour  through Cumberland County. The site offers pre-planned routes with interactive maps and descriptions, video highlights and photos

America’s Hometown Happenings:
August 19 – 21

Two museums in the greater Fayetteville area have chosen to explore an unusual (and sometimes taboo) subject, and that is the subject of death. The Museum of the Cape Fear and the Fayetteville Area Transportation and Local History Museum both have unveiled a historic exhibit on the topic this year. For a fascinating behind-the-scenes [...]

How Fayetteville Throws a Party

Every September the city of Fayetteville celebrates the birthday of a Frenchman. This Revolutionary War hero was once invited to the United States as the “Guest of the Nation” by President James Monroe, and on his subsequent tour, he chose to visit Fayetteville to pay tribute to the first town that had adopted his name. On this [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: August 12 – 14

August 16 is celebrated as National Airborne Day, remembering the day in 1940 when 48 soldiers became the first paratroopers of the U.S. Army’s Test Parachute Platoon. That jump launched an entirely new approach to combat that would set apart the U.S. Army’s airborne forces. Seventy-six years later, U.S. paratroopers are still [...]

On the Trail of ‘All-American’ History

To help visitors learn about Cumberland County’s multi-faceted military roots, the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau brings history to life on the Patriots Past & Present Trail. Of the 24 attractions and points of interest on this 90-mile driving trail, there are a few that focus specifically on the history of [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings:
July 29 – 31

Every day this weekend offers outdoor adventurers and nature enthusiasts a unique opportunity to pursue physical activity at a few superb spots around Cumberland County. From a moth hunt to dog day to yoga practice, this weekend is sure to keep folks of all ages engaged in activity and adventure in the greater Fayetteville area. Moth [...]

Pursue Adventure

Historic downtown Fayetteville’s ongoing revitalization has brought shopping, entertainment and the North Carolina Veterans Park. Built with materials and landscaping from all 100 North Carolina counties, it salutes military members past and present. Start at the Visitors Center, where you’ll find a chandelier made of 33,500 military [...]

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