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Historic Carson House

1805 Highway 70 West, Marion, NC 28752
+1 828-724-4948
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Interesting home and gracious tour guide

This was an interesting place to visit to learn about local history...and surprisingly, the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
bwodom
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South Carolina
Wonderful historic home

I had never heard of the Carson house until I was traveling thru the area and happened upon it... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
NeedMoreWine
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Lexington, North Carolina
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1805 Highway 70 West, Marion, NC 28752
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was an interesting place to visit to learn about local history...and surprisingly, the influence of the families who lived here on history outside of the local region. In addition to the interesting aspects of the construction of the house itself, our guide added a...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I had never heard of the Carson house until I was traveling thru the area and happened upon it. Since I am interested in history, I had to stop in. The guide was full of knowledge about the house and family history. It was a...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Step back into the 1860's and imagine the skirmish between federal troops and Confederate defenders in the exact spot you are standing.

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

While we were here the Carson family was having a reunion, but they weren't touring the house when we got there. The tour guide took my husband and I on a complete tour of the home even though it was only the 2 of us....More

Thank Sandra D
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Amanda was a wonderful tour guide, so full of knowledge. We have visited a lot of old homes and yet learned some new things here. The furniture and other pieces are very good, some originals. We thought this was a gem.

Thank Julia B
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I attended the Christmas candlelight tour with my mother and two daughters at the Carson house this December. It was absolutely wonderful. I learned so much about the history of not only the house, but also of McDowell County. If you have not been here,...More

Thank Kimberly W
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

This house is filled with history from North Carolina to the White House. Lots of famous people passed by here or stayed here. there is a lot to learn from the very informative host that takes you through the house and regales you with all...More

Thank Peggy F
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

I had never heard of this place until we were in the area and rode by. I'm so glad we decided to stop in. Our tour guide was great and full of info. So full of history!

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this home today. We had a personal tour guide, who was very knowledgeable about this home and it's history.

Thank Holly S
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

The tour is $7 per adult but for that we were taken through every room in the house with every question answered. The guide was well informed and gave us a thorough understanding of the history of the house and the items in each room....More

Thank Mic H
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