More than $5 million of gold was struck at the Charlotte Mint. The building was designed by Philadelphia architect William Strickland. Learn more in this C-SPAN American History TV video. Read more.
Perfect weekend destination! This museum has great exhibits and family fun! Learn even more about prehistoric animals, and buy highly detailed dinosaur collectibles by visiting www.FindDinosaurs.com. Read more.
Check out some great contemporary art in the city. Lots of great art on display. This is also a working studio for many artists in residence. Free admission. Read more.
Near identical menu to the pre-Diamond Penguin menu. Black bean veggie burger is killer. Easy on the hush puppies - they are the size of golf balls and fill you up fast! Read more.
No other neighborhood grille compares. Wait staff is super cool, food is priced just right and they have lots of space to meet in...I'm Just Sayin' Read more.
In 1799, 12-year-old Conrad Reed discovered a 17-pound gold nugget here. His father sold it for $3.50 in Fayetteville. It was worth about $3,600. Learn more in this American History TV video. Read more.