This is a scenic mill and historic complex easily accessible from I-40 near Statesville, NC.

The Murray's Mill Historic District features Murray's Mill (constructed in 1913) with its 28 ft. waterwheel, a general store constructed in the 1890's, Wheathouse Exhibit gallery, and the John Murray House. 

Free and open to the public to visit, this is a great place to stop and stretch your legs if traveling.  It is also a great place for a picnic as there are stream-side picnic tables on the property.  

Pack List

  • Camera
  • Tripod
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Activities Photography
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Features
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Handicap Accessible
Lake
Picnic Area
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers

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