What's in your heart? Be it nature, treasures and antiques, heritage and cultural riches, you'll find it in Archdale-Trinity!
The Archdale-Trinity area is known for its location just a few short miles from High Point, home of the largest home furnishings industry trade show and shopping district in the world. Archdale, previously known as Bush Hill, first began as a Quaker settlement that was named after Quaker governor, John Archdale. Trinity is the birthplace of Trinity College, now known as Duke University. Today the area is home to Linbrook Heritage Estate, one of the largest privately owned homes in the Southeastern United States, Randolph County's only winery, Zimmerman Vineyards, and crowd-pleasing shops, bakeries, and restaurants such as Archdale Bakery, The Wet Whistle, Shady Ladies, PB&J, Spade & Broom, and Pioneer Family Restaurant. Archdale-Trinity may just be one of the best kept secrets in the Piedmont Triad!
Creekside Park is a 96-acre park offering a variety of active, as well as passive, recreational opportunities with amenities including tennis courts; baseball, softball, and t-ball fields; picnic shelters, shuffleboard courts, horse shoe pits, playgrounds, 18-hole championship disc golf course with beginners loop, and 1.5 miles of walking trails along Muddy Creek.
The Bush Hill Heritage Festival, one of North Carolina's premiere family-fun festivals, is held annually in Archdale. This festival combines music, events, games and crafts that celebrate the history and heritage of the area. The festival began in 1986 to celebrate the bicentennial of the Quakers settling Bush Hill. Quaker heritage is proud and strong and carries with it a tradition of excellence showcased during this annual event.
In nearby Trinity is Linbrook Heritage Estate where you can tour one of the largest homes in the southeastern United States with more than 60 rooms, Linbrook Hall. Located on a hill in view of America's oldest mountain range, the Uwharrie Mountains, the mansion contains architectural details found in many 18th century homes and beautiful antiques from around the world. Relive Randolph County farm life from 1905-1944 at the Historic Hoover House where visitors will see and learn about the Hoovers and their daily lives. Lovingly restored to its original appearance, many of Edd Hoover's hand built tools and early farm equipment are on display. Finally, view rare John Deere tractors and collectibles at the Neal John Deere Tractor & Industrial Museum featuring Hi-Crop and orchard models restored to like new condition and periodically operated in field demonstrations on Linbrook Heritage Estate. See a 1926 return tube boiler used in conjunction with an 1890s steam engine to produce electrical power for other exhibits including an early 20th century sawmill and sugar cane mill.
Archdale-Trinity is strategically located in the heart of North Carolina Archdale is conveniently located between Lexington and Greensboro just off Interstate 85.