'Downtown Concord Everything Old is New Again' comes to Concord Museum

CTW travels back in time with the Historic Cabarrus Association

June 23, 2014 – Cabarrus This Week explores local history right here, in the heart of Concord, at the Concord Museum. The Historic Cabarrus Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of the heritage of Cabarrus County and the City of Concord.
The newest exhibition, “Downtown Concord Everything Old is New Again,” features the historic architecture of Union Street around the turn of the 20th Century. It focuses on properties from approximately Central United Methodist Church on Union Street, North, to St. James Lutheran Church on Union Street, South. 
The exhibition features photos of the old post office, city hall, the Cabarrus County Courthouse of 1876, the trolley station and more. Over 50 local artifacts are also on display. Prominent local businesses like the Dayvault Meat Market and Ritchie Hardware Company demonstrate local commerce of days gone by. Comparison photos of the current buildings and businesses showcase the evolution and development of the area.
For more information on Downtown Concord Everything Old is New Again, open through October 9, or the Concord Museum, located at 65 Union St. S., open Tuesdays through Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., call 704-920-2465 or visit www.historiccabarrus.org.
Watch this week's episode of CTW for details on the following events and programs:
  • Operation Fan-Heat Relief
  • July 4 Closings
  • Mount Pleasant Independence Day Celebration, June 28, Downtown Mt. Pleasant
  • Harrisburg July 4th Celebration, July 2-4, Harrisburg Park
  • Harrisburg Parade, July 4, Hwy. 49
  • Swim Lessons, July 8-17 & July 29-August 7, Camp T.N. Spencer Pool
  • Thursdays on Main Lunchtime Series- LJTT “Little Jonny”, June 26, Veterans Park
  • Summer Entertainment Series-Charlotte Symphony, July 2, Village Park
  • Thursdays on Main Evening Series-Black Glass, July 10, Veterans Park
  • Despicable Me 2, June 27, Village Park
  • Home Pickling Class, July 10, Cabarrus Cooperative Extension
  • The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, June 21-29, Old Courthouse Theatre
  • Bunco Day, June 25, Cabarrus County Senior Center, Mt. Pleasant
  • Fizz, Boom, Read: Onomatopoeia, June 24, Kannapolis Library
  • Performer Roger Day, June 24-25, Various locations
  • Cool Drinks for a Hot Afternoon, June 26, Concord Library
  • Stories Under the Stars, June 28, Kannapolis Library
  • Living Healthy, July 1, Kannapolis Library
  • Science on your plate, July 1, Harrisburg Library
  • Performance by Farmer Jason, July 8-9, Various locations
  • Sci-Fi and Fantasy Trivia Night, July 10, Kannapolis Library
  • Constellation Cards, June 28, Camp T.N. Spencer Park