Sandhills Area Places to See
Arts, crafts, pottery, history & more!
Campbell House Galleries - Southern Pines
Home of the Arts Council of Moore County. Enjoy three spacious exhibit areas and the opportunity to purchase painting and pottery offered by the local artist. Also available for public use are tennis and basketball courts, and a fitness court.
Telephone: (910) 692-4356 • Website: www.artscouncil-moore.org
Kelly’s Classic Auto - Pinehurst
This museum has a rotating display of vehicles from every decade in the 20 century. As an example, you may be able to view Richard Petty’s 1988 Winston Cup car #43.
Telephone: (910) 281-0104
North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame - Southern Pines
Come visit the newly established display of the most distinguished Tar Heel men and women of letter. Displays, photographs and list of works for such notable writers as Thomas Wolfe, O. Henry (William S. Porter), Paul Green, and James Boyd, who’s former home now houses the Hall.
Admission Fee. Telephone (910) 692-6261
Home of North Carolina Pottery - Seagrove
NC Pottery Center’s permanent exhibits opened in 1998, tracing the history and development of NC pottery from the prehistoric Native Americans to the present.
Telephone: (336) 873-8430 • Website: www.ncpotterycenter.com
North Carolina Zoological Park - Asheboro
The 500-acre natural habitat zoo ranks among the top 5 in North America.
Featuring plant and animal exhibits of North America (including polar bears, elk, Gila monsters, river otters, and bobcats) and Africa (including African Plains and Pavilion). Admission Fee.
Telephone: 800-488-0444 • Website: www.nczoo.org
Pinehurst Harness Track - Pinehurst
Listed in the National Register; this circa 1915 track of 110+ acres is operated by the Village of Pinehurst. See the horses put through their paces in early morning, while enjoying breakfast at the track side Harness Restaurant. Events include annual spring Matinee Races, horse shows (May-Oct.) and polo matches. Guided tours available.
Telephone: 800-433-TROT or (910) 295 4446
“Pottery Country” & Jugtown/Seagrove - Seagrove
This area is famous for its hand-thrown pottery and dishware, artfully crafted before the eyes of fascinated spectators and offered for sale at reasonable prices. Featuring: salt-glaze stoneware, innovative designs, and wood firing in groundhog kilns. Most area potters are open year-round.
Telephone: (336) 873-7887
Sandhills Horticultural Gardens - Southern Pines
32 acres of gardens including: the Ebersole Holly Collection, a specialized Conifer Garden, the Sir Walter Raleigh Garden (a formal English Garden), and a native wetland trail. Free.
Telephone: (910) 695-3882
Archives - Pinehurst
Tufts View James Walker Tufts’ dream of Pinehurst as unfolded in the letters, pictures, and news clippings
Telephone: (910) 695-3882
Weymouth Center - Southern Pines
This Georgian style home of the former author and publisher James Boyd is the home to NC Litery Hall of Fame. Sitting on 24 acres and includes gardens such as “The Poet’s Garden, “ and “The Writer’s Retreat,” listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Admission Fee.
Telephone: (910) 692-6261 • Website: www.weymouthcenter.org/