Windows of Wayne

2017

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17 doWntoWn Goldsboro WAYNE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce has a legacy, over a century old, of accomplishing great things for Wayne County. The Wayne County Chamber is home to the Military Affairs Committee, Wayne Education Network, Governmental Affairs Committee, and Leadership Wayne. The Chamber is committed to the concept that there is enormous strength in unity and great benefit to be gained by the exchange of information and ideas. Download 'MyChamberApp' for FREE today and gain instant access to nearly 600 Chamber Members with information on local businesses…phone numbers…and locations! 308 N. William Street, Goldsboro NC 27530 | (919) 734-2241 www.waynecountychamber.com WAYNE COUNTY MUSEUM Used in World War II as a USO, the museum memorializes Wayne County history with rotating exhibits, a permanent War Between the States exhibit, and a Wall of Fame honoring notable Wayne County natives. The museum continually collects, preserves, studies, and exhibits objects illustrating the history of man and nature in Wayne County. Tours for groups and students by appointment. 116 N. William Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530 | (919) 734-5023 www.waynemuseum.org WAYNE COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL This living monument was erected to honor those veterans who have died and instill in future generations an understanding and respect for the sacrifices made on our behalf by so many. The site includes a Memorial Wall, The Pavilion, Jaycees' Vietnam Memorial, SJAFB sculpture, Wayne County granite map, fountain, and illuminated flags. 239 E. Walnut Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530 | (919) 739-7480 www.wayneveteransmemorial.org WILLOWDALE CEMETERY Designed in 1853 by Colonel Charles Nelson, this historically significant cemetery features an 1883 Confederate Monument underneath, which lies the mass grave of 800 Confederate soldiers. Historic gravesites include Texas soldier Jarad K. White, former North Carolina Governor Curtis Brogden, and first Secretary of the Army General Kenneth Claiborne Royall. The Willowdale's Jewish section hosts women's rights activist and founder of the NC League of Women Voters, Gertrude Weil. 306 E. Elm Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530 | (919) 735-1055 WAYNESBOROUGH HISTORICAL VILLAGE The park is located on the site of the former town of Waynesborough, the original seat of Wayne County from 1787 until 1847. The park consists of a village featuring nine historic buildings brought from across the county. These buildings, including a school, lawyer's office, and Quaker meeting house, date from the 1860's. Designated on the NC Birding Trail, Waynesborough Village offers 150 acres along the Neuse and Little Rivers with over four miles of walking trails through open spaces, forest, and cypress swamp. Facilities are available for weddings, camping, and special events. • Guided tours with advance registration, self-guided tours • Motorcoach parking • Picnic area, gazebo, & restrooms • Primitive camping • Pets allowed outside only with leash • Service animals permitted in buildings 801 S. US 117, Goldsboro, NC 27530 | (919) 731-1653 www.oldwaynesborough.org 2017 Windows of Wayne.indd 17 12/13/16 7:32 PM

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