Sanford, N.C. – Coming Friday, June 2nd (8:00 pm) break out the picnic blankets, grab the lawn chairs, and come out for a night of family-friendly fun on the lawn at House in the Horseshoe. We’ll be showing Peter H. Hunt’s 1972 classic, “1776”, on an outdoor big screen! A food truck will be on site, and there will be plenty of games and activities for the kids. There will be a $5.00 parking fee per vehicle.
The House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site is located at 288 Alston Rd., Sanford and is 16 miles west of Sanford off NC 42 and 10 miles north of Carthage on the Carbonton-Carthage Road (State Road 1006/16310). The House in the Horseshoe Preservation Committee, Inc. sponsors the event. All public buildings are accessible to people with disabilities.
House in the Horseshoe is part of the Division of State Historic Sites within the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susi H. Hamilton, NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.
NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Division of Land and Water Stewardship. For more information, please call (919) 807-7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov