Rutherford County Heritage Center

Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Monday-Friday 8 am - 5 pm


  • 289 N. Main St.

    Rutherfordton,   NC   28139


The Heritage Center is an exhibit of the most significant events in Rutherford County’s history. This includes information and stories of the Bechtler Mint, Gilbert Town, Overmountain Men and the Revolutionary War, Civil War, textiles, historic photographs and artifacts as well as information for other area heritage sites.

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289 N. Main St.
Rutherfordton NC 28139


Latitude: 35° 22' 9.1194" / Longitude: -81° 57' 24.48"

Special Directions:

Exhibit is located in the Rutherford County Office Building at 289 N. Main St. which is also US Hwy 221 north of Downtown Rutherfordton. Access the exhibit via US Hwy 221.

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