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Horne Creek Living Historical Farm, Pinnacle

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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5/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
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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  • Looking for something to do within a days drive of our home at Smith Mountain Lake, we found the Horne Creek Farm on the Internet. We stopped for breakfast on the way and arrived just before noon. Whe...  read more »
  • This farm is a great stop for the whole family! After several miles of winding roads, we made it here. The lady at the gift shop was really nice, and we had a tour of the farm from a young man. He tol...  read more »
  • The tour was very good our guide personable and well informed. The day was hot but the golf cart made the tour enjoyable. We toured the orchards a pine log drying house We visited the chicken coup and...  read more »
  • Wonderful place for a day trip.
  • I've been coming here since I was a little girl, and nothing has ever changed! I love the friendly staff and the well maintained historical buildings of long ago. They keep everything neat and in great condition so all different generations can know what it was like to live in the 1800s. The food and entertainment during their festivals is very excellent as well!
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