Explore interesting sights in Fayetteville, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 17 sights are available in Fayetteville, United States.Sightseeing Tours in Fayetteville
1. Dr. Ezekiel Ezra Smith House
The Dr. Ezekiel Ezra Smith House is a historic house at 135 South Blount Street in Fayetteville, North Carolina. It is a 2+1⁄2-story wood-frame structure, with complex massing typical of the Queen Anne architectural style. Its main block has a side-gable roof, with a projecting bay section at the right of the front facade that is topped by a gable. A hip roof porch extends from the center of the projecting bay around to the left side. The house was built in 1902, and is unusual as a Queen Anne house in one of the city's historical African-American neighborhoods. Dr. Ezekiel Ezra Smith, for whom the house was built, was instrumental in the development of North Carolina's first State Colored Normal School, established in Fayetteville in 1877.
2. Airborne and Special Operations Museum
The United States Army Airborne & Special Operations Museum (ASOM) is part of the U.S. Army Museum Enterprise dedicated to preserving and teaching a public history of the Special Operations and Airborne community, as well as broader United States military history. Located on Fort Bragg, but geographically separate from the main installation, it has been open to the public in nearby downtown Fayetteville, North Carolina since 2000. The facility is staffed primarily by civilians and volunteers on a day to day basis, but remains owned and administered by the Army through the U.S. Army Center of Military History, a part of Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).
3. New River Gorge Bridge
The New River Gorge Bridge is a steel arch bridge 3,030 feet (924 m) long over the New River Gorge near Fayetteville, West Virginia, in the Appalachian Mountains of the eastern United States. With an arch 1,700 feet (518 m) long, the New River Gorge Bridge was the world's longest single-span arch bridge for 26 years; it is now the fifth longest; the longest outside of China. Part of U.S. Route 19, its construction marked the completion of Corridor L of the Appalachian Development Highway System. An average of 16,200 motor vehicles cross the bridge each day.
4. Fayetteville Area Transportation & Local History Museum
Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway Passenger Depot is a historic train station located at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built in 1890 by the Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway, and is a two-story brick passenger depot with a deep hip roof in the Romanesque Revival style. The seven bay by two bay building features a rounded brick arch arcade. It operated as a passenger station until about 1900, after which it housed commercial enterprises. Passenger services were moved to a newer depot on the Fayetteville Cutoff.
5. Arsenal Park
The Fayetteville Arsenal in Fayetteville, North Carolina was built in 1838 because during the War of 1812 the United States government realized that the existing distribution of weapons and ammunition factories was not adequate for the defense of the country. A program was begun to provide more Federal arsenals which would be distributed so that no area of the country would be too far away from an arms depot. Bladen County Representative James McKay introduced House Resolution #374 for inclusion of an arsenal at Fayetteville.
6. First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located at Ann and Bow Streets in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built in 1832, incorporating parts of the brick walls of an earlier (1816) church that burned in 1831. It is a two-story gabled brick building, five bays wide and five wider bays deep. The chancel, portico, steeple and most of the interior woodwork are later additions and replacements. The hexastyle portico and steeple were designed by Hobart Upjohn in 1922.
7. Evans Metropolitan AME Zion Church
Evans Metropolitan AME Zion Church is a historic African Methodist Episcopal church located at 301 N. Cool Spring Street in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built in 1893–1894, and is a five bay, rectangular brick building in the Gothic Revival style. The front facade features flanking towers. Also on the property is a contributing house built in 1913 used as an office/administration building. It is a two-story frame house with a hipped roof and wraparound porch.
8. Cool Spring Place
Cool Spring Place, also known as Cool Spring Tavern, is a historic home located at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built in 1788, and is a two-story, five bay by four bay, rectangular Federal style frame dwelling. It low hipped roof and features a double porch on the front facade. It operated as a tavern until 1795, and is believed to be the oldest existing structure in the city of Fayetteville, having survived the disastrous fire of 1831.
9. Frank H. Stedman House
Frank H. Stedman House is a historic home located at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built in 1925, and consists of a two-story, five bay, main block with a hip roof and projecting one-story, flat-roofed wings that form a "U"-shape. It is sheathed in stucco and is in the Italian Renaissance style. The front facade features an arcade supported by two Corinthian order columns. Also on the property is a contributing garage apartment.
10. Orange Street School
Orange Street School is a historic school building located at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built about 1915 for African-American students, and is a two-story, approximately square brick building, three bays wide and three bays deep, with Neoclassical style detailing. It was the original home of E. E. Smith High School from 1927 to 1929 and 1931 to 1940.
11. Barge's Tavern
Barge's Tavern is a historic tavern building located at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built about 1800, and is a 1/2-story, three bay, frame building with a gable roof and central chimney. A gable roofed porch and rear ell were added in the late-19th century. It was moved to its present site behind the Belden-Horne House in 1978.
12. Belden-Horne House
Belden-Horne House is a historic home located at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built in 1831, and is a 2+1⁄2-story, three bay by four bay, side-hall plan Late Federal style frame dwelling. It features a two-tier porch with a hip roof and Palladian entrance. Barge's Tavern was moved to the Belden-Horne House property in 1978.
13. Mansard Roof House
Mansard Roof House is a historic home located at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built in 1883, and is a 1+1⁄2-story, three bay by six bay, Second Empire style frame dwelling. It has a side-hall plan and rear wing. It features a mansard roof covered with diaper-patterned pressed metal and wraparound porch.
14. Holt-Harrison House
Holt-Harrison House is a historic home located at Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built about 1897, and is a two-story, three bay, hip roofed, Colonial Revival style frame dwelling. It has a double-pile central-hall plan, and a two-story portico that is a replacement.
15. Market House
The Market House is a Market house and town hall in the center of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built in 1838 on the site of the old state house and Town Hall which burned down in 1831. Fayetteville was the capital of North Carolina from 1789 to 1794.
16. First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church is a historic Baptist church located at 200 Old Street in Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina. It was built between 1906 and 1910, and is a Romanesque Revival style brick church. It has a gable front flanked by towers of unequal size.
17. Strengthen the Arm of Liberty Monument
The Strengthen the Arm of Liberty Monument in Fayetteville, Arkansas, is a replica of the Statue of Liberty. It was placed by the Boy Scouts of America as part of its 1950s-era campaign, "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty".
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