Johnston County Heritage Center

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Johnston County Heritage Center

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  • Seasons - Year round
  • Hours - Mon-Sat 9am-5pm.


  • 241 E. Market St.

    Smithfield,   NC   27577


Offers a museum on the first floor that showcases the history of Johnston County from the early 1700s when the county was inhabited by Tuscarora Indians, through colonial times and the Civil War, all the while telling stories of the people of the county.

Also known as one of the best equipped facilities in the country for studying local history and genealogy, the Center has a variety of public records, private manuscripts, photographs, family histories, old newspapers, and artifacts are assembled in commodious quarters to allow scholars, amateur historians, and genealogists alike to study the history and culture of Johnston County and its people.

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241 E. Market St.
Smithfield NC 27577


Latitude: 35° 30' 40.6794" / Longitude: -78° 20' 46.3194"

Special Directions:

I-95, Exit 95 to US Hwy. 70 West. Approx. 1 1/2 miles on right.

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