Get a taste of Fayetteville's history at the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House Museum. This historical museum, the first of its kind in the city, is dedicated to preserving the memory of the Old South. The house itself was built in 1855 during the antebellum period, and the museum's collections reflect both the pre- and post-war periods in the area. Fans of the book and film "Gone With the Wind" will find an extensive collection here dedicated to that work and its author, Margaret Mitchell. Fans of spooky stories will appreciate the tale of the house's rumored resident ghost.
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Though legal proceedings in Fayetteville now take place in a more modern building, the city's historic courthouse dates back to the early 1800s, a charming landmark for a town with a rich history. Each year on the third weekend in May, Fayetteville's creative community gathers in this historic building for the Old Courthouse Arts and Crafts show, which allows local artists and craftspeople the opportunity to showcase their wares, including jewelry, paintings, and pottery. Fees for this juried show are put toward scholarship funds for local students who intend to pursue college degrees in the fine arts.