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Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

5803 N.c. 62 S, Burlington, NC 27215
+1 336-227-4785
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Interesting history lesson!

Park historian was very informative and helpful. Went beyond the normal standard to give us a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
vlhinkenn
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Kennesaw, Georgia
Just passing by

Not what I expected. "The Battle of Alamance" not knowing the history first before I visited was a... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
michaelpK3776ID
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Burlington, North Carolina
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5803 N.c. 62 S, Burlington, NC 27215
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Park historian was very informative and helpful. Went beyond the normal standard to give us a comprehensive overview and answer questions. Also, a good film recreating the battle. There are markers with details posted around the battle site, all within easy walking distance. Certainly worth...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Not what I expected. "The Battle of Alamance" not knowing the history first before I visited was a mistake. If I knew the history, I would have done something else.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

All Central NC residents, especially those with long family connections with the area, should be familiar with this story. It is sad that relatively few people have an appreciation for this fascinating, and much neglected gem.

Thank Billxyz
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Alamance Battleground State Historic Site, a few miles south of Burlington, recalls the history of the little known but highly important “Regulator Movement” in North Carolina in the years just prior to the American Revolution. The site preserves the field of battle where, on May...More

1  Thank D2958ZXgarym
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Quiet Alamance County in the Piedmont area of North Carolina played a very important role in the early colonial history of the United States. And his role is one not well known by most people. Early opposition to British taxation first took place at the...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Great walking tour, with civil war buildings, reenactments of the Regulators against the british great signage throughout explaining events. Nice sunny day activity.

1  Thank Tammir
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This site is only six or seven miles off of 40/85. I have visited this site from time to time over the past thirty years and the staff has always been very friendly. I only had a little time for this visit, but I was...More

Thank Docky B
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

The 1771 Battle of Alamance was not very famous... but to the greater Burlington, NC area, it was very important. The local resistance (called "Regulators") against Governor Tyron and his 1000 English forces did not prevail, but showed great courage in standing up and fighting...More

1  Thank Ed M
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

I accidentally stumbled upon this battleground looking for bike trails, and I was pleasantly surprised. As soon as I walked in they offered to show me a historical film over the events that transpired on their grounds years ago. The film was about 20 minutes...More

1  Thank Aja J
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Took my 4 year old grandson to the reenactment of the 1771 battle of Alamance. It was excellent. He thoroughly enjoyed himself. I wish that the staff had interacted with him more but all in all it was worth the $2 admission!

Thank mommaSB
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Response from Billxyz | Reviewed this property |
This is a fine place to have a picnic. You need to bring your food with you because there is none for sale on site. There is a re-enactment of sorts on May19- 20. This would be a perfect time to visit. However if you’re not... More
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