Dig deeper into the heritage of Scotland County and surrounding areas at these local educational institutions and explore selected books and websites.
Museums, Libraries, & Archives
The Scotland County Public Library has a North Carolina Room with local and state history books, maps, and other assets.
Built by John Gilchrist in 1795, a Scotland native, the house is a rare example of early Federal architecture in the Sandhills regions of NC. The house is open once a month on Sundays for visitors.
Located on the same property the McNeil House and the Richmond Temperance & Literary Society are two important landmarks in Scotland County. John McNeil was a poet laureate and the Temperance Society met to discuss politics, literature, and the Temperance movement.
Located on the campus of The UNC-Pembroke, the Museum of the Southeast American Indian offers authentic artifacts, fine arts, and hands-on experiences of the cultures and histories of Southeastern Native peoples.
Books of Interest
Wright, M. (1996). A sense of place, part II. Walsworth Pub.
Soul of the Carolinas - Scotland County: The official website of Scotland County Tourism Development Authority
Visit NC - The official website of the NC Economic Development Partnership, promoting tourist destinations across the state
Laurinburg, NC Visitors - A web page for visitors in Laurinburg, including restaurants, lodging, and activities