Stay tuned for upcoming events! AUGUST 10 - SEPTEMBER 18
Harper House Hourly Tours THURSDAY - SATURDAY 10, 11 AM, 1, 2, 3 PM
Harvest Folk Festival, September 29 & 30
The Bunker Hill Covered Bridge: One of our county's finest historic treasures

NOTICE: The Museum of History will be closed from Wednesday, Sept. 19 - Friday, Sept. 21 as the Smithsonian exhibit moves onto its next location. The doors will be reopened on Saturday, Sept. 22.

For over 80 years, the Historical Association of Catawba County has preserved the objects, stories, and places that matter most to Catawbans.

Bunker Hill Covered Bridge
Catawba County History Museum
Harper House/Hickory History Center
Murray's Mill Historic District

As an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Association is funded primarily by individual donors. National foundations, periodic grant awards, and local municipalities also contribute to the daily financial operations of the Association.

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Volunteers Needed!

The Historical Association of Catawba County is always looking for energetic and dedicated people to participate in our docents program. We currently have volunteer opportunities at the Catawba County Museum of History (Newton), Murray's Mill (Catawba), and the Hickory History Center (Hickory).

If you have interest in becoming a volunteer with the Historical Association of Catawba County please contact us at 828-465-0383, or email us at

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