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Horne Creek Living Historical Farm, Pinnacle
(4.7/5 based on 25+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • We stopped by here to picnic on our way to Pilot Mountain. They have a small, but cute visitors center and a few picnic tables out back. It was decorated beautifully for the fall with displays around ...  more »
  • Great place with great history. We visited just a few days before the festival they were having on Saturday. They were so busy getting ready that I don't think we got the full experience of visiting t...  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • 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!