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Hickory Travel Guide: 43 reviews and 186 photos

October 28, 29& 30, 2010
The city of HICKORY is located in Catawba County North Carolina. In the 1850's Henry Robinson built t tavern of logs under a huge Hickory tree. "Hickory Tavern" was established in 1863. The name was changed to Hickory in 1873.
The first train operated in "Hickory Tavern" in 1859. Hickory is also home to one of the oldest furniture manufacturers (Hickory Manufacturing Company - built in 1902) in the the United States that is still located and operated on the original site.

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  • Waalewiener's Profile Photo
    Nov 24, 2010 at 7:51 AM

    That was great eh Lori Such a great weekend in Hickory Good friends good food good everything

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2010 at 8:39 AM

    Another wonderful town. I so enjoy the history of places like these. The trolley looks fun too! Nice page!

  • Hexepatty's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2010 at 10:24 AM

    Brown SugarIn this area there seems to be TWO kinds of dumplings. RARELY will you find "real" dumplings. Mostly you find "slick" dumplings like noodles. You don't know what you will get at restaurants unless you ask!

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    Nov 13, 2010 at 6:04 AM

    Amazing that trolley car!

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Nov 13, 2010 at 12:16 AM

    An interesting page about a place I've never heard about. I would like to visit the Blowing Rock as well... Thank you Lori for sharing!


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