A Triangle couple explores the Sandhills for the first time — and shares their itinerary for a perfect spring getaway.
A Peaceful, Easy Village
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.
Preservation Villages: Old Salem Graveyard
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 Old Salem, archaeologists bring respect to 131 lost graves.
Preservation Villages: Corolla Village
We remember who came before us and what they did and where they lived. We respect our past, and we preserve it. In Corolla, a woman gives the town its own schoolhouse again.
Web Exclusive: Hart Square Photos
A village sits, preserved in its entirety, right here in the hills of Hickory.