Border Belt Farmer’s Museum and Welcome Center

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Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Monday, Wednesday & Friday 11 am - 3 pm; Tuesday & Thursday 9 am - 12 noon and 1- 3 pm.


  • 101 Thompson St.

    Fairmont,   NC   28340


Located in the former railroad station depot, the Border Belt Farmers Museum houses a variety of interesting agriculturally related exhibits and memorabilia focusing on tobacco, textiles, lumber, and general farming life. The museum also features noteworthy former citizens such as Tobacco Sales Supervisor Charlie Stafford and native son Joseph Mitchell, who became a writer for "The New Yorker" magazine and a celebrated author. Guides are Lib Haywood and Charles Kemp.

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101 Thompson St.
Fairmont NC 28340


Latitude: 34° 29' 50.6394" / Longitude: -79° 6' 51.48"

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Take exit 10 from I-95. Travel east to Fairmont. Museum located in historic train depot.

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