The Hudson Manor Estate

 in conjunction with the

Franklin County Historic Preservation Commission

invite you to 

"Step Back In Time"

May 14th, 2022

11:00 am - 5:00 pm












Bring your blanket or lawn chairs and make yourself comfortable for an afternoon of Old Americana!


There will be plenty of room for everyone to breathe the sweet spring air,

while you relax and enjoy traditional bluegrass music performed by 

Shannon Baker and Sometime Soon and Birdsong Bluegrass Band.


Stroll the grounds and listen to the storytellers tales of years gone by.

See the antique farm equipment, grist mill, wool spinning demonstrations, silent auction, arts & crafts and visit with the Daughters of the American Revolution to learn about doll making and Colonial Kitchenware.

Portis Gold Mine is bringing a panning sluice!

Watch the Haliwa-Saponi and Cherokee Nations perform dances, primitive weapon demonstrations and arts & crafts. 

Silent Antique auction

So much history on display!!!


Food and beverage will be available for purchase on site.

No coolers please.

***Please remember this is a free event, created to support the Franklin County Historic Commission so please consider a donation that day***

Please call Melissa Cogliati at 919-219-9139

if you'd like to participate with your colonial crafts, music or antique farm equip/cars, etc.

Musical guests and performers:

Shannon Baker & Sometime Soon

Birdsong Bluegrass Band

Mark Pace as "John Penn"

The Baldwin Stories

This will be an outdoor event, rain or shine.  Parking lot opens at 11:00 Noon, no tailgating.

Beer & wine, non alcoholic beverages and food will be available for purchase at the Pavilion on site. NO coolers allowed at this event.

No firearms, pets (with the exception of leashed certified service animals) or tents will be allowed. Free field parking will be available for this event. Handicapped parking not available for this event.