House in the Horseshoe

In the summer and spring, bright flowers surround this white plantation house whose name comes from its location on a horseshoe bend in the The Deep River. The house (ca. 1770) was first owned by Philip Alston, whose band of Whigs was attacked in 1781 by Tories led by David Fanning. Later, four-term North Carolina governor Benjamin Williams lived in the house, which today features fine antiques of the colonial and Revolutionary War eras. Site of a Revolutionary War Battle re-enactment every August. Open Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays, and major holidays.

Phone:  (910) 947-2051

Address: 288 Alston House Rd., Sanford, NC, 27330

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Convention & Visitors Bureau Pinehurst, Southern Pines, Aberdeen Area

65 Community Road
Pinehurst, NC 28374
1-800-346-5362
Fax: 910-692-2493

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DID YOU KNOW?

Carthage is the oldest town in Moore County, NC. It was incorporated in 1796 and still serves as the county seat.

2024

Pinehurst No. 2 will host the U.S. Open Championship for the fourth time in only 25 years.

INTERESTING FACT

In 1982 the Museum of North Carolina Traditional Pottery was established in Seagrove, NC.

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