Area Information

Things to see in Morganton, Burke and Surrounding Counties
Burke County Articles -
interesting County
Frankie Silver Grave Site and Stories - pictures by Dewey Fox
Historical Markers in Burke County - Burke County has 12
Morganton Greenway - pictures by Dewey Fox
Morganton Greenway Bridge Construction over Catawba River - pictures by Dewey Fox
Morganton Old Railroad Station - my pictures October 2004 after remodeling     
Old Burke County Courthouse - construction of this historic landmark  was completed in 1837
Quaker Meadows - believed to the oldest brick structure in Burke County
Quaker Meadows Cemetery - old cemetery established in 1767 by Joseph McDowell

Old Grocery Stores

Hicks Grocery Store - Old neighborhood store on Enola Road
Brittain Grocery Store - Old neighborhood store at intersection Enola and Pete Brittain Road

Hiking and Outdoors                                                                              

Linville Gorge Wilderness - hiking, fishing, hunting, site seeing, camping, and rock climbing. (my page)               
Upper Creek Falls - Good hiking and beautiful scenery (my pictures)

North Carolina
Interesting Things of North Carolina

City of Morganton, North Carolina ( Will take you to other Websites)

City of Morganton    
Morganton Library
Morganton Weather Conditions                                                                                                                 
Morganton white and yellow pages  

County of Burke, North Carolina ( Will take you to other Websites)

Broughton Hospital - local certified psychiatric hospital
Burke County Government
Burke County Chamber of Commerce
Burke County Public Library
Burke County Public Schools
Burke County Sheriff Office
J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center - facility to improve the lives of people affected by mental retardation and related disabilities
South Mountain State Park - a great local park
The News Herald - a local morning newspaper
Town of Glen Alpine - a small town about 5 miles west of Morganton
Town of Valdese - a town about 6 miles east of Morganton

Area Attractions (Will take you to other Websites)

Blue Ridge Parkway - Meanders for 469 miles, connects North Carolina's  Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Shenandoah in Virginia
Brown Mountain Lights - unexplained lights in the valley of Brown Mountain
From this Day Forward - a drama about the heritage of the Waldenses
The Trail of Faith - fifteen station memorial that recreates the story of Waldenses
Waldensian Museum - preserving the rich heritage of the Waldensian settlers

Burke County (Will take you to other Websites)

The History Museum of Burke County

Ministry Web Links (Will take you to other Websites)

Feeding His Children - Feeding children around the world.                                                                
The Outreach Center - Provides food, necessities, education, job skill training and HOPE.


Other information of Interest in Morganton and Burke County, N. C.

History Museum of Burke County - 201 West Meeting Street, Morganton, N. C. 28655.... currently open
on Tuesdays and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hours may expand in the
future....(828) 437-1777.

Farmer's Markets -
Morganton Farmer's Market

      Valdese Farmer's Market