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Current Events


Saturday, March 11, 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm

Historic Haw River Tour

Learn about NC's textile history and

adaptive reuse of historic architecture.

Tour start location:

The Lofts at Haw River

16 E Main St, Haw River, NC 27258

Tour includes Granite Mill (1844), the Haw River Museum w/ special appearance by

Mayor Allen, & Holt’s Chapel (1892).

Parking available at the Haw River Museum.

Handicap parking available at The Lofts at Haw River.

Member Rate: FREE | Non-Member Rate: $10

RSVP by Wednesday, March 8, 2023 via email to with subject "HISTORIC HAW RIVER TOUR".

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Saturday, January 28, 2023

9:00am - 2:00pm

Historic Door Installation Workshop

Have you ever wanted to install a historic door? Or, do you have one that does not close or latch properly?

In this hands-on workshop, we will build and install a new door frame including jams, casings, & stops in a 140+ year old house and hang a historic salvaged door. Installation of historic and modern door hardware will also be covered.

Meet us at The Salvage Shop by Preservation Burlington, wear warm clothes, bring a folding chair, bring your lunch (or we'll have lunch available for $15 purchase). If you're a member of Preservation Burlington, this workshop is complimentary with your membership. If you are NOT a member, tickets will be $10.

RSVP by January 21 by emailing with subject "HISTORIC DOOR INSTALLATION WORKSHOP".

Historic Districts Walking Tours

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Open the First Saturday each month, The Salvage Shop by Preservation Burlington's Sale Events are not something you want to miss!

Get to Know Us

Through preservation, education, and involvement, Preservation Burlington seeks to protect and celebrate the architectural and historical heritage of Burlington and the surrounding area. Historic preservation and adaptive re-use contributes to stronger, safer neighborhoods, economic development, aesthetic beauty, and community pride. By fostering within the community an appreciation of our historic properties, we aim to promote interest in, and good stewardship of our local historic treasures.



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Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

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The Town of Company Shops

founded in 1859

A history rich in the railroad industry and textiles.

We promote the preservation of historic structures by supporting property owners. 


We educate the public about what historic preservation is, why it matters, and how it can enrich the entire community. 


We advocate for preservation initiatives by encouraging projects that balance the need for development and growth with the desire to retain our historic resources.

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