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Last Sundays at Moorefields

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until August 25, 2019

Visit the historic 1785 house for on the last Sunday of the month for their open house.  Enjoy the grounds and take a tour of the house.

Moorefields was built in 1785 as a summer home by Alfred Moore, a Revolutionary military leader, founder of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and prominent jurist who ultimately served as the second and last North Carolinian on the United States Supreme Court. The house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 by Edward Draper-Savage, an artist and UNC French professor. The 70 acres of woodlands and permanent pasture at Moorefields are currently maintained as a wildlife refuge.

 

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