Visit Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant is a delightful small town, rich in history and enjoyment. Besides visiting the Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society Museum, there are plenty of ways to spend an enjoyable day or weekend in this area. Antique lovers will discover a wide variety of venues for shopping. There are trails to hike, the history of gold mining to explore, and a distillery housed in a former prison. And don’t forget to check out any of our wonderful restaurants for a delicious meal! Use these links for more information and experience The Pleasant Life!

Visit the site of North America's first documented gold discovery at Reed Gold Mine:

Stroll through a restored 19th century mining town at Historic Gold Hill:

Take a hike on the Carolina Thread Trail:

Tour a distillery in a former prison:

Shop for antiques and collectibles at these local establishments:

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Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society

1100 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant NC

(704) 436-6612
​Visit: March 1 - October 31