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Indian Museum of the Carolinas
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
N 34° 46.253 W 079° 29.317
17S E 638305 N 3848675
Quick Description: This museum offers guided tours, educational presentations and exhibits that highlight the Native Americans of the Carolinas. A library is available to provide research materials.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2009 5:14:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM6VJR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
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Long Description:
The Indian Museum of the Carolinas has many artifacts and exhibits for the visitor to see. If you are expecting to see just arrow points then you are in for a treat. It is much more than arrow point collections. There is a dugout canoe that was found in a local lake after it was drained. "The permanent collection contains more than 200,000 authentic artifacts, including pottery, jewelry, clothing, tools, and weapons, making it possible to get a cross-section of entire cultures including their approaches to medicine, religion, customs, and daily life." (http://visitnc-soul.com/heritage/lumbee_indian_museum.html ). Occasional traveling exhibits are on display highlighting Native American life and culture. It is also more than just the past also. There are exhibits of art from local Native American artist
Theme:
Native American history and artifacts.


Street Address:
Indian Museum of the Carolinas 607 Turnpike Road, Laurinburg, NC 28352


Hours of Operation:
Hours: Wednesday and Thursday, 10:00 A.M. to noon and 1:00 to 4:00 P.M.; Sunday, 1:00 to 4:00 P.M.


Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Food Court: Not Listed

Gift Shop: Not Listed

Cost: Not Listed

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