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Attractions

Shadow Ridge Farm - Home of miniature donkeys
77 Oxford Road
Peachland, NC 28133
Phone: 704-272-7110

Southern Medley Wine Cellar
118 North Rutherford Street
Wadesboro, NC  28170
704-994-2389

Regional Attractions

Rockingham Dragway Uwharrie National Forest
Rockingham Speedway Morrow Mountain State Park
Darlington Raceway Dennis Vineyards
Historic Cheraw Stony Mountain Vineyards
Cheraw State Park Town Creek Indian Mound

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Museums

Sonny Beachum Car Museum
U.S. 52 North 
PO Box 105        
Ansonville, NC 28007
(by appointment only please call)
Phone: 704-695-5999

Boggan-Hammond House
206 E. Wade Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Phone: 704-694-6694

Alexander Little Wing
206 E. Wade Street,
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Phone: 704-694-6694

Ashe-Covington Medical Museum
Wade Street at Washington Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Phone: 704-694-6694

Museum of Early America
101 W. Martin Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Phone: 704-694-6694

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Antiques

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Lord George Anson Antiques
305 Camden Road
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Phone 704-694-5886

Price’s Place
125 E. Wade Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Phone: 704-694-8996

The Old Store
3944 Vintage Road
Lilesville, NC 28091
Phone 704-848-8385

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Local Events
These events listed below are annual events. Please check the Events Calendar for additional events and for specific dates and times for all events.

Circle G Rodeo
338 Horseback Lane
Lilesville, NC 28091
[IPRA professional rodeo ]
2nd weekend of July (annual)

Ag Expo and Fair
Lockhart Taylor Center
Wadesboro, NC 28170
September (annual)

Polkton Fun Day
2nd Saturday in September (annual)

Music on the Square
Peachland - last Saturday in September
(annual)

Discover Anson Bike Ride
Discover Anson Bike Ride
Saturday, October 11, 2014 9am

Taste of the Pee Dee
Wadesboro, NC
Saturday, October 11, 2014 All Day

Ansonville Homecoming Celebration
Ansonville - first Saturday in November (annual)

Big Game Hunt/Tournament
Big Game Hunt/Tournament, Ansonville - Annual/Friday and Saturday following Thanksgiving

Christmas Parade
Wadesboro - first Thursday in December (annual)

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Towns

Town of Polkton – Named for its founder Leonidas L. Polk who was an advocate for farmers and for the Grange movement. He was a distant relative of President James K. Polk and was the first North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture.

PO Box 99
35 West Polk Street
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-7463

Town of Peachland – Originally, the community was known as Mulcahy. In 1888, the community fathers gathered to discuss renaming the unincorporated town Fruitland. It is not known who suggested the name “Peachland” – to represent the natural beauty of Pad Gray’s peach orchard – but the name met with the approval of town leaders and Peachland was born.

PO Box 120
32 West Passaic Street
Peachland, NC 28133
Phone: 704-272-7781

Town of Ansonville – Named for Admiral George Anson, First Lord of the Admiralty, highest ranking officer of the British Navy, Admiral Anson was the third Englishman to sail around the world.

P.O. Box 437
Ansonville, NC 28007
Phone: 704-826-8404

Town of Lilesville – The Town of Lilesville was named for the Elijah Liles family and is known for many firsts, such as the first all fireproof school building in America. Other firsts in Lilesville include the first hot lunches served in a school and the first bank drive-through teller.

PO Box 451
Lilesville, NC 28091
Phone: 704-848-4711

Town of McFarlan – The town was named for Alan McFarland, railroad president of the Cheraw & SaIisbury Railroad.

PO Box 64
McFarlan, NC 28102
Phone: 843-287-0695

Town of Morven – The town was named after a mountain in Scotland. Morven (Scottish Gaelic A’Mhor Bheinn) is a mountain in Caithness in the Highland Region of Scotland.

PO Box 295
301 Main Street
Morven, NC 28119
Phone: 704-851-9321

City of Wadesboro – Originally called “Newtown”, the town was renamed in 1783 in honor of Colonel Thomas Wade after his service with the Minutemen in the Revolutionary War.

PO Box 697
124-126 E. Wade Street
Wadesboro, NC 28170
Phone: 704-694-5171

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Promoting Anson County to the World at www.discoveranson.com
Anson County Tourism Development Authority
 Wadesboro, NC 28170

Email: info@discoveranson.com - Web: www.discoveranson.com
 

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