Horne Creek Living Historical Farm, Pinnacle

Horne Creek Farm is a historical farm in Pinnacle, Surry County, North Carolina. The farm is a North Carolina State Historic Site, and is operated to depict farm life in the northwest Piedmont area c. 1900. The site includes the late 19th century Hauser farmhouse, which has been furnished to reflect the 1900-1910 era, a well/wash house, smokehouse, tobacco curing barn, corncrib, fruit house and a reconstructed fruit and vegetable drying house. A visitor center includes exhibits, a gift shop and offices. The site is working to raise animal breeds that were bred in the early 20th century, and includes an apple orchard with about 800 trees of about 400 heritage apple varieties.Special events focus on farm life and techniques from the early 20th century, and include sheep shearing, corn shucking, ice cream socials, heritage crafts, music and pie baking.
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  • We found this place as a quick stop while visiting Pilot Mtn. It was anything but a quick stop. We spent quite a while having a wonderful visit and tour with the woman who oversees this property for t...  more »
  • My family came here and no one was there when we visited. We had a picnic, there are multiple picnic tables to have one at. There's a little visitor's center, which looked nice, but wasn't open due to...  more »
  • We visited the Horne Creek Farm today and enjoyed a golf cart tour of the resorted home and grounds. We also got a tour of things belonging to the family in the gift shop. I especially enjoyed the ani...  more »
  • We had a nice visit but there was no one there in the middle of the day and the visitors center was closed. We ran in to some people working and they said they would be right with us to explain the site but we never saw them again.
  • It was interesting to see how a large family lived. The grounds include a visitor center with photos and artifacts, orchard, barn with a mule and ornery cow, and the family home. The staff were friendly and informative.
  • Neat place to spend a few hours with your 3 year old grandkid. Lots of history and critters.
  • Been here many times. Very enjoyable experience every time I go.
  • Wonderful Place. Friendly staff, fun animals, beautiful homestead, and educational!!

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