Dunn is located in the Harnett County, in the State of North Carolina. As a fairly large city, Dunn has a population of over 9,000 inhabitants. The city of Dunn and its residents proud themselves in honoring their past and development, as the city slogan says: „It’s all right here”.
Top Attractions within Dunn
The Averasboro Battelfield Reenactments and Living History Demonstrations are held on special occasions and holidays, by the people at the Averasboro Battelfield Museum in Dunn. The events usually take place in March and Octorber, gathering many tourists curious to see and learn more about American history and background. The events are always held in the same place in the city and they last for the entire day. All the staged reenactments are a way of demonstrating the cities values, the admiration and respect the locals have for history and the past of their community.
The White Heron Art Gallery is one of the many cultural venues in Dunn. As the inhabitants appreciate their past, they are also interested in promoting their current values into the world. Thus the gallery is the place where visitors will find on display many of the works of local artists, in the form of paintings, sculptures and other crafted objects. The gallery also has a special collection of handmade objects, consisting of jewelry, pottery and ceramic pieces, that are available to be purchased by those interested in such items.
The Dunn-Erwin Rail Trail is a combination between natural and historical attractions in Dunn. The former historic rail road has been transformed into a natural walking trail, on which people can admire birds and animals specific to the area, see various plants and go by some of the ruins and remains of the former rail road. The trail goes through both cities, Dunn and Erwin, and has several markers, so that people will not miss anything from the historic places they have to see on this trail. Taking a tour of the rail trail is the perfect opportunity to learn more about regional history and local landmarks, as well as to have a little bit of exercise and active experiences while on vacation.