Chatham County Historical Association

The Chatham County Historical Association is an all-volunteer organization devoted to collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Chatham County through exhibits, tours, publications, research,and educational and community outreach programs. Our volunteers operate the Chatham Historical Museum, located in the historic Chatham County Courthouse. The museum also includes archival collections accessible to researchers and a museum gift shop. Tours and programs are available for schools and community groups. We also promote the preservation of public and private structures that are of historical significance to the county. The Chatham County Historical Association, Inc. is a private, nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3)organization.We receive no committed public funding, and rely on the support of our members and private donations, as well as the time and talent of our volunteers, for our operational support and projects. Visit the website to learn more about becoming a part of history! www.chathamhistory.org Location 9 Hillsboro St. (center of the traffic circle) Pittsboro, NC 27312 Phone 919-542-6222

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Chatham County Historical Museum

The Chatham County Historical Museum originally opened in the Chatham County Courthouse in 1990. When the Courthouse was damaged by fire in 2010, the museum, though largely undamaged, closed. The Chatham Historical Museum reopened in the newly renovated historic courthouse in 2012. Exhibits within the museum tell the story of Chatham County’s history from the time of Native Americans in this area until today. Personalities who contributed to the diversity and development of the county are highlighted. Volunteers welcome visitors and encourage the preservation and appreciation of our heritage. Fourth graders from all of the county schools have the opportunity to visit the museum and courthouse. The museum is located on the ground floor of the historic Chatham County Courthouse. Maps, colorful posters, historical books and Christmas decoration souvenirs are available for purchase. Chatham County Historical Museum Location 9 Hillsboro St. (center of the traffic circle) Pittsboro, NC 27312 Hours Wednesdays – Friday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. First Sundays noon – 4:30 p.m. Phone 919-542-6222

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Chatham Economic Development Corporation

Chatham Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is the lead economic development agency for Chatham County. The EDC is a 501(c)3 economic development non-profit that provides support to businesses throughout the county and markets Chatham County as the preferred location for emerging growth companies. www.chathamedc.org Location 964 East St. Pittsboro, NC 27312 Hours Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Email info@chathamedc.org Phone 919-542-8274  

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Abundance NC

Abundance NC brings people together to meet their neighbors, share ideas, learn new skills, and inspire and support one another in our shared efforts at building vibrant local economies and resilient communities. Through our varied projects, coalitions and gatherings, we raise awareness about the value of a sustainable local economy, we celebrate the abundance of good food, renewable energy and other resources here in North Carolina, and we empower people to take action to create their ideal community. www.abundancenc.org Location 220 Lorax Lane #5 Pittsboro, NC 27312 Hours By appointment Email wow@theabundancefoundation.org Phone 919-533-5181  

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Carolina Tiger Rescue

Carolina Tiger Rescue is a nonprofit wildlife sanctuary whose mission is saving and protecting wild cats in captivity and in the wild. Tours available daily by reservation only. Advance ticket purchase required. A small gift shop sells clothing, stuffed animals and other souvenirs and gift items. Caroline Tiger Rescue Location 1940 Hanks Chapel Rd. Pittsboro, NC 27312 Hours Tickets required Phone 919-542-4684 Email info@cptigers.org

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