2613 North Park Dr.
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: (919) 759-0098
Fax: (919) 759-0092
Fun for the whole family is available at this amusement center that includes a scenic 36 hole miniature golf course, batting cages, and concession stands.
The noted First Presbyterian Church in Goldsboro, North Carolina is precisely situated at 111 W. Ash Street. It occupies immense monumental value and is featured on the National Register of Historic Places. The church site was constructed in 1856. The ancient church is a massive representation of the Greek Revival style of architecture. The church invites all individuals wholeheartedly to worship the Lord. Apart from worship, the traditional service, Bible study, Communion and much more programs are actively organized. The Church tries to attain varied objectives through its numerous ministries. More insights can be sought after through their official website.
Located on the site of an earlier courthouse that was built in 1850, this beautiful courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features a memorial to World War I soldiers on its grounds, as well as a marker denoting the execution of John Lawson by Indians in 1710.
A historically significant cemetery, this cemetery features a Confederate monument that was erected in 1883 and contains the mass grave of 800 Civil War soldiers beneath it. The Jewish portion of the cemetery contains the graves of some of Goldsboro's most prominent citizens.
Established in 1880 by the state for black citizens with mental illnesses, this hospital was renamed in 1959 after Governor R. Gregg Cherry and was open to all races beginning in 1965. The on-site museum contains over a century of photographs, log books, and medical and farming equipment once used at the hospital.
Visitors flocked to this area around the turn-of-the-century and guests today can see these spectacular, virtually unaltered cliffs that stand as a monument of the geological and biological history of the land at this State park.
The mid-19th century boyhood farmstead home of North Carolina's "Educational Governor" Charles B. Aycock is located at this historic site that also includes an 1883 one room school house and a visitor center. Guided tours are available with advance registration.
Both adults and children will be entertained and educated at this 100 acre farm that showcases all of the different aspects of North Carolina agriculture and helps children learn about the seasonal crops in the fields plus lets them enjoy a petting zoo, an aquaculture display in the fish house, and a variety of different activities throughout the year according to the season.
Glimpses into two of the most pivotal wars in the nation can be found at this historic site that features the CSS Neuse, one of the three Civil War ironclads, as well as a memorial of Richard Caswell, the first governor of the independent state of North Carolina.
Overlooking the Neuse River, Pearson Park is the home of the annual Sand in the Streets concert and BBQ Festival. It also holds a farmer's market on Tuesdays and Saturdays. It features a playground, nature center and picnic spots.
The Mother Earth Brewing Tap Room is open on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings from 4 to 10 p.m. and on Saturdays from 1 to 6 p.m. Tours of the brewery are offered on Saturdays. The Tap Room and beer garden is a great place to visit and grab a glass of their hand-crafted brews. Their four flagship beers are always on draft, as well as some seasonal selections and experimental batches.
Comprised of a tree collection, five different turf grass species evaluation, bird and butterfly gardens, and display gardens, this botanical garden is home to over 150 varieties of plants, trees, shrubs, perennials, and vines with over 235 plant species recognized.