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Back in Time

Went with the Senior Group in May for a Mother's Day Tea. Enjoyed all the old fashioned ice boxes... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Greensboro, North Carolina
A kind of hidden gem

Old Glencoe is well known to artists as a spot to recreate on canvas, but the riverside has been... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
Ed M
Burlington, NC
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21 Aug 2017
“Back in Time”
14 Jul 2017
“A kind of hidden gem”
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2362 Glencoe St, Burlington, NC 27217-8860
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Went with the Senior Group in May for a Mother's Day Tea. Enjoyed all the old fashioned ice boxes, tea sets, dolls and the old mill village houses. All the houses have been brought back to their original beauty. Amazing how people worked and lived...More

2  Thank Mary4327
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Old Glencoe is well known to artists as a spot to recreate on canvas, but the riverside has been cleaned up and is a beautiful spot to relax and spend quiet time (a great picnic spot) with family and friends. Where the rivers converge is...More

1  Thank Ed M
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Enjoyed worth the visit. Take the time to go as you will be brought back in time to see how it really was.

Thank Rod S
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This mill village has been restored and the homes are occupied by new owners. The Company Store is still there and looks as if one day they left and it remains untouched. Nice kayak/canoe launching area along the Haw River Trail which runs beside the...More

1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed December 24, 2016

We thought this would be a great stop on our drive and we were not able to find it. We found the town and there was not even a place to stop and explore. So much for a break from driving! Very disappointing.

1  Thank Barbara A
Reviewed December 15, 2016

We had a guided tour after our Author's Writing Group. We enjoyed watching the exhibit and demonstration of hosiery manufacturing in "days gone by." Jane H.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Have been here several times. The first time it was only the old mill houses and nothing was at the mill yet. The last time I went, there was a couple of buildings you could walk through that show the way the places looked originally....More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Really interesting place to visit and beautiful scenery along the river by the dam. Lovely walk through the village with notices detailing buildings etc

Thank 39jane39
Reviewed September 20, 2016

I have been here several times and am in awe of those that have worked hard to preserve this piece of our history!!

Thank wltnr
Reviewed July 7, 2016

We were expecting to see a village with buildings you could go into, etc. Everything was closed. Not much to see other than a building with some implements outside and rows of old houses.

2  Thank bagspacked123
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