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The Walker Center

                                                            MUSEUMS, TOURS and HISTORIC SITES
                                                               Through a collection of artifacts and images housed in the restored 1902
                                                            Wilkes County Courthouse, the Wilkes Heritage Museum tells the many
                                                            stories of early settlement, military history, industry, agriculture, medicine,
                                                            communication, education, entertainment, and transportation.
                                                                The free, self-guided Wilkesboro Architecture Walking Tour
                                                            stops at 13 buildings that collectively reveal the character of the town
                                                            of Wilkesboro as it developed. Each site serves as an example of the
                                                            distinctive styling and culture of its time. The buildings are within walking
                                                            distance, and each is included in the National Register of Historic Places.

        8   Arts/History/Culture                                                         Wilkes Chamber of Commerce
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