A country doctor created an idyllic ghost town of 19th-century log cabins in rural Catawba County. Five decades later, his granddaughter continues to nurture Hart Square Village, a living museum of pioneer life for new generations.
How One Hickory Man Preserved an 1800s Ghost Town
We remember who came before us and what they did and where they lived. We respect our past, and we preserve it. We recognize those who spend their time restoring our heritage. In Hickory, a man builds a village.
Web Exclusive: Hart Square Photos
A village sits, preserved in its entirety, right here in the hills of Hickory.