Historic Halifax State Historic Site
April 12, 1776, the date commemorated on the North Carolina flag, signifies...
Southern charm, rich history, spectacular natural setting and mouthwatering dining are just a few of the delights that await you in Halifax County.
Often called North Carolina’s "cradle of history", Historic Halifax is the birthplace of the "Halifax Resolves", a document that gave rise to the creation of the Declaration of Independence. This is a "must see" for anyone visiting our area.
The natural landscape of the county provides a wealth of recreational activities. From Lake Gaston, a 34 mile man-made lake, and Medoc Mountain State Park, a 2,300 acre natural wildlife preserve, to golfing and tennis, there is something for everyone to enjoy in Halifax County.
Discover the world’s largest collection of waterfowl at Sylvan Heights Bird Park or visit North Carolina’s “longest” museum, the Roanoke Canal Museum & Trail. Bucket list “must sees” are around every corner in Halifax County!