Welcome to the Historic Carson House!

Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, in Marion North Carolina, the Historic Carson House is a moment frozen in time, a testimony to the history of McDowell County NC and beyond.

Built in the late 1700's, the two-storey mansion offers a delightful walk through the Carson family’s experience in the Revolutionary War, Native American struggles, the Civil War, the North Carolina Gold Rush, the political/economic climate of the times, slavery and plantation life.

 

Visit the Carson House
Tickets:
Tickets are $7 per adult and children 12 and under are always free!

Hours:
We are open for the season April through November.
Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (last tour leaves at 3:00 p.m.)
Sunday, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (last tour leaves at 4 p.m.)
No appointments necessary!

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Jubilee Arbor
The Jubilee Arbor at the Historic Carson House was finished in 2015 and is an educational and community event space. Built in the same style as a community meeting house of the 19th century, the beautiful beams and classic design make this a stunning location for school picnics and weddings alike.

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