Central North Carolina Sights

West Point on the Eno

  • 5101 N. Roxboro Rd. Map It
  • North Metro

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

This city park on the banks of the Eno River boasts a restored mill dating from 1778—one of 32 that once dotted the area. Also on-site are a 19th-century Greek Revival farmhouse that was occupied by John Cabe McCown, the onetime owner of the mill, and a museum that showcases early-20th-century photographer Hugh Mangum's pictures of the surrounding area. The three-day Festival for the Eno, held around July 4, includes musicians, artists, and craftspeople from around the region.

Sight Information


5101 N. Roxboro Rd., U.S. 501N, Durham, North Carolina, 27704, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Park daily 8–dark; buildings weekends 1–5

Published 07/23/2015


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