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We stopped on a Friday afternoon and found a lot of history in a small location. You can park your car and walk. It would be best to start at the Visitors's Center, watch the 13 minute video, go thru a very good museum, get...More
My wife and I went on a Monday and the visitors center was closed. That was not such a bad thing because the walking tour has information placards at all the important locations. You can still get a free map at the visitor center too....More
We were the only visitors on the morning of our visit and we were too early for the free tour but the guide put on the 20 minute information film for us in the visitors center and then we were free to walk around the...More
We were vacationing in Lake Gaston so we made a stop here one day and it was worth it. We had a great time. My kids learned alot and the best part of the tour is it was free. Obviously if you're not a history...More
This is a great place to take the kids. The visitors center has a museum and a very informative 15 min video. Most of the historic area is within walking distance. There are several guided tours which are completely free.