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Arrowhead Inn - Bed & Breakfast

History and culture run deep in the Durham, NC area, where visitors can view historic sites such as Civil War battlegrounds, as well asexhibits at Museum of Life and Science and modern works of art at the Nasher Museum.

  • The young (and young at heart!) will enjoy a visit to the Museum of Life and Science which holds exhibits ranging from aerospace adventures to a tropical butterfly house.
  • The Nasher Museum of Art holds a fantastic collection of art, with nearly 13,000 pieces within the museum and its grounds.
  • Visit the site where the Civil War was ended and emancipation began; the historic Bennett Place is just a few miles from the Inn
  • Take a trip to Durham's past and visit Historic Stagville, the center of one of the largest plantations in antebellum North Carolina.

 

Arrowhead Historic Landmark
Arrowhead Historic Landmark
The original Lipscomb Manor House (Arrowhead Inn Manor House), built in 1775, was surrounded by a 2,000 acre plantation extending from the Eno River to the Little River. Catawba & Waxhaw Indians traveled the old colonial trading path from Petersburg, VA to Hillsborough, NC, the colonial capital of North Carolina. An Arrowhead monument erected in 1931 sits at the property entrance and marks the intersection of the Old Trading Path. The ten- foot stone monument contains a tablet of an Indian chief's portrait and the words, "Here Passed The Trading Path 1700".