|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Knights Stadium - Baseball
2280 Deerfield Dr Charlotte NC
~3.08 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The New Knights Stadium is the tentative name of a new baseball stadium that may be built in Charlotte, North Carolina's uptown area. Charlotte currently doesn't have a baseball venue near center city (unless you count tiny Independence Park stadium, which seats 300 people on a granite terrace).The stadium would more than likely host the Charlotte Knights of the International League (AAA) who currently play at Knights Stadium (Knights Castle to locals) in Fort Mill, South Carolina, a suburb of Charlotte.An uptown stadium for the Knights has been a long-running saga in Charlotte, that has occasionally been a hot button issue. The Knights are currently last in the IL in terms of attendance, something which irks team owners.In August 2006 the stadium became the source of more debate, as...
|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
York Technical College
452 S Anderson Rd Rock Hill SC - 803-327-8000
~5.80 miles from Fort Mill city center
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York Technical CollegeYork Technical College is a public, two-year, associate degree-granting institution located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States. The college was originally established in 1964 as York County Technical Education Centre. The college is a unit of the South Carolina Technical and Comprehensive Education System. York Technical College offers associate degrees in several areas of study. It also offers diplomas and certificates in vocational, technical, and occupational programs.The college's annual student-run publication is "The Student Calendar." It is published online and includes a calendar of events. The campus hosts several student clubs and organizations including Beta Gamma Chapter of Sigma Kappa Delta, American Criminal Justice Association, Alpha Be...
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~6.46 miles from Fort Mill city center
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Carowinds is a 112-acre (0.45 km2) theme park, located adjacent to Interstate 77 on the state line between North and South Carolina, in Charlotte and Fort Mill, respectively. The park opened on March 31, 1973, at a cost of $30 million, after a four-year planning period spearheaded by Charlotte businessman Earl Patterson Hall, who was inspired to build the park by a 1956 trip to Disneyland and a dream of bringing the two states closer together. It is owned by the partnership of Cedar Fair.
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Museum of York County
4621 Mount Gallant Rd Rock Hill SC - 803-329-2121
~6.65 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The Museum of York County, which opened in the year 1950, was originally meant to lure young kids into knowing more about their rich culture and heritage. But gradually the museum expanded and has now become a learning ground for both kids and adults. Apart from the arts and science exhibits, there are also presentations on the natural and cultural history, African artifacts displays and much more. Weekends are even more fun as the Settlemyre Planetarium will take you into the magic world of stars and the cosmos. The museum also holds summer camps and private birthday party celebrations for children.
|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
701 W Oakland Ave Rock Hill SC - 803-323-2211
~6.69 miles from Fort Mill city center
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Winthrop University was established in 1886 and is located in Rock Hill, South Carolina.Winthrop University (formerly Winthrop College) is an American public, four-year liberal arts college in Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States. In 2006-07, Winthrop University had an enrollment of 6,292 students. The University is South Carolina's top-rated university according to evaluations conducted by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. The University has been rated by the commission as "substantially exceeding standards" every year since that classification was created in 2003. The University was also named by the John Templeton Foundation as a University that "encourages character development"
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
1029 Crawford Rd Rock Hill SC - 803-327-7402
~8.48 miles from Fort Mill city center
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Clinton Community College, a member unit of the State University of New York, is situated at Bluff Point, approximately 4 miles south of Plattsburgh, on forested heights overlooking Lake Champlain. While the college features the modern equipment and facilities necessary for contemporary educational needs, its distinctive architecture and spectacular natural setting hint at significant times of the past. In fact, the Bluff Point locale has been the scene of some of the most important events in the founding of the American Republic and its tradition. It is fitting that an area so magnificently beautiful and so much a part of the early development of the United States is maintained for public use and enjoyment. Bluff Point belongs to the citizens of Clinton County who now share the br...
|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Catawba Nuclear Station
4800 Concord Road York SC
~8.86 miles from Fort Mill city center
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|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Polo Ridge Elementary School
11830 Tom Short Rd Charlotte NC
~8.95 miles from Fort Mill city center
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|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Quail Hollow Club
~9.43 miles from Fort Mill city center
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|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
4400 Sharon Road Charlottle NC
~11.93 miles from Fort Mill city center
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SouthPark Mall, located in Charlotte, opened on February 12, 1970 with three department stores and about 1,000,000 square feet (90,000 m2). As of 2007, it is the largest shopping mall in the Carolinas with nearly 1,800,000 square feet (170,000 m2). Located about five miles (8 km) south of Uptown, in its namesake neighborhood at the corner of Sharon and Fairview Roads.
|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Reformed Theological Seminary
2101 Carmel Rd Charlotte NC - 704-366-5066
~12.10 miles from Fort Mill city center
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Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) is a non-denominational, evangelical Protestant seminary dedicated to training current and future leaders (especially in its Presbyterian and Reformed branches) to be pastors, missionaries, educators, and Christian counselors. It maintains a belief in the inerrancy of the Bible and follows the Reformed tradition, including Covenant Theology. Its original campus was started in Jackson, Mississippi; the school expanded to additional campuses in Orlando, Florida, Atlanta, Georgia, Washington D.C. and Charlotte, North Carolina. It has largely served the Presbyterian Church in America since that denomination's founding in 1973, although over recent years has broadened its appeal and now serves students from numerous other Presbyterian and evangelical churches...
|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Charlotte Bobcats Arena
~12.18 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The Time Warner Cable Arena (also known locally as "TWC Arena", is an entertainment and sports venue located in the Uptown (downtown) area of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Its primary use is as the home court of the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA. It made its grand opening in October 2005 for a concert by The Rolling Stones and hosted its first Bobcats game on November 5, 2005. The arena's center-hung Daktronics video screens measure 16 feet by 28 feet, making them the largest of any indoor arena. The arena is owned by the city of Charlotte, but operated by the Bobcats. It is also currently the youngest arena in the NBA.The arena opened in 2005 as the Charlotte Bobcats Arena. On April 8, 2008, the Bobcats announced a naming rights deal with Time Warner Cable, the area's largest cable tel...
|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Pfeiffer University Charlotte
4701 Park Rd Charlotte NC - 704-521-9116
~12.29 miles from Fort Mill city center
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Pfeiffer University at Charlotte, in Charlotte, North Carolina. is one of three campuses of Pfeiffer University, where the university School of Graduate Studies and School of Adult Studies are located. The university also has undergraduate campus at Misenheimer and two campuses in the Triangle, at Durham and Raleigh.
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Billy Graham Library
~12.80 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The Billy Graham Library opened to the public on June 5, 2007, and chronicles the life and ministry of Christian evangelist Billy Graham. The Library is located on the grounds of the international headquarters of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association in Charlotte, North Carolina, a few miles from where Mr. Graham grew up on a dairy farm.The Library conveys the story of Billy Graham —the man, the ministry, the message, and the mission and is styled after a dairy barn to reflect Mr. Graham's childhood on a farm.From the lobby area of the Library, visitors enter the main path of galleries that extends into the 40,000-square-foot (3,700 m2) complex. The galleries showcase numerous, short audio/visual presentations, pictures, sets, music, artifacts from historical occasions, and voi...
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Us Air National Guard
5225 Morris Field Dr Charlotte NC - 704-391-4100
~14.36 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The Air National Guard (ANG), often referred to as the Air Guard, is the air force militia organized by each of the fifty U.S. states, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia of the United States. Established under Title 10 and Title 32 of the U.S. Code, the Air National Guard is part of the state National Guard and is divided up into units stationed in each of the 50 states and U.S. territories and operates under their respective state governor or territorial government. The Air National Guard may be called up for active duty by the state governors or territorial commanding generals to help respond to domestic emergencies and disasters, such as those caused by hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes. With the consent...
|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Mint Museum of Art
~15.09 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The Mint Museum of Art is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, in a building that once housed the Charlotte Mint. Opening in 1936, it was the first art museum in North Carolina. Today it features permanent and visiting exhibitions with noted collections of American art, pre-Columbian art, American and European ceramics, American decorative arts, historic costumes and accessories, African art, Asian art, historic maps, contemporary art, and photography.The companion Mint Museum of Craft + Design focuses on contemporary craft.
|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
~15.14 miles from Fort Mill city center
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|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Carolinas Aviation Museum
~15.14 miles from Fort Mill city center
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In mid-1991, the founders of the Carolinas Historic Aviation Commission, Floyd and Lois Wilson, heard that two hangars of historic significance to aviation on the grounds of Charlotte/Douglas International Airport were scheduled to be torn down. The smaller of the two was the original hangar built in 1936-37 for Charlotte’s first municipal airport, which Southern Airways then occupied.In July 1991, the Wilsons met with three other aviation enthusiasts to discuss what could be done to save these two hangars. All agreed to meet again the next month, inviting others who were interested in preserving aviation history to join them.In September 1991, 20 people met and agreed on the name for their group: Carolinas Historic Aviation Commission (CHAC). In October 1991, the group decided to ...
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Us Navy Dept
1300 Baxter St # 133 Charlotte NC - 704-375-4267
~15.39 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The United States Navy (USN) is the sea branch of the United States armed forces. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. As of 31 December 2008, the U.S. Navy had about 331,682 personnel on active duty and 124,000 in the Navy Reserve. It operates 284 ships in active service and more than 3,700 aircraft. The U.S. Navy is the largest in the world; its battle fleet tonnage is greater than that of the next 13 largest navies combined. The U.S. Navy also has the world's largest carrier fleet, with 11 in service and one under construction.The Navy traces its origins to the Continental Navy, which was established during the American Revolutionary War and was essentially disbanded as a separate entity shortly thereafter. The United States Constitution provided the legal b...
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
NASCAR Hall of Fame
501 South College Street Charlottle NC
~15.88 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The NASCAR Hall of Fame will honor drivers who have shown exceptional skill at NASCAR driving, all-time great crew chiefs and owners, and other major contributors to the sport. NASCAR has committed itself to building a Hall of Fame and on March 6, 2006, the city of Charlotte, North Carolina was selected as the location. Ground was broken for the $160 million facility on January 26, 2007 and it is expected to open on or around May 11, 2010, with the inaugural class inducted during the week of NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race XXVI. The new Hall of Fame is expected to bring hundreds of jobs and an increase in tourism to Charlotte. In addition to the Hall of Fame, the NASCAR Plaza, a 20-story office building, opened in May, 2009. The 390,000-square-foot (36,000 m2) structure will be the home of Hal...
|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Charlotte Convention and Visitor
122 E Stonewall St Charlotte NC - 704-331-2700
~15.90 miles from Fort Mill city center
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It's a running joke in Charlotte that visitors only need to visit the Queen City once. Why? Because they end up moving here afterwards. That may not always be the case, but with a community so rich in captivating culture, colorful cityscapes, and cosmopolitan character, the thriving quality of life here is abundantly clear.
|#22 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Charlotte Convention Center
~15.93 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The Charlotte Convention Center opened in 1995 and was designed by Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates. The Convention Center offers a variety of banquet halls and meeting rooms perfect for any occasion.The Charlotte Convention Center opened in 1995 and attracts more than half a million visitors each year. It was designed by Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates (TVS).It has 280,000 square feet (26,000 m2) of contiguous exhibit space. The ballroom spans 35,000 square feet (3,300 m2) with banquet seating for up to 1,800 guests. Pre-function areas extend the ballroom space by 15,000 square feet (1,400 m2). There is also more than 90,000 square feet (8,000 m2) of flexible meeting space in 46 rooms.The LYNX and the Charlotte Trolley lines pass straight through the center ...
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Bank of America Stadium
~15.94 miles from Fort Mill city center
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|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Us Defense Dept
800 Briar Creek Rd Charlotte NC - 704-344-6110
~16.04 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The United States Department of Defense (USDOD, DOD or DoD, initially briefly referred to as the National Military Establishment or NME) is the U.S. federal department charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the United States armed forces. The Department of Defense is an evolution of the Department of War. The organization and functions of the DoD are set forth in Title 10 of the United States Code.The DoD is the major tenant of The Pentagon building near Washington, D.C., and has three major components – the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Among the many DoD agencies are the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon Force Protection Ag...
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
~16.09 miles from Fort Mill city center
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2700 E Independence BlvdCharlotte, NC 28205(704) 335-3100
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~16.13 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The Bojangles' Coliseum is a 9,605-seat multi-purpose arena and sports venue in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is operated by the Charlotte Coliseum Authority, which also oversees the Ovens Auditorium and the Charlotte Convention Center. The title sponsor is Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits. Bojangles Coliseum was opened and dedicated in 1955 as the Charlotte Coliseum. At the time it was the largest unsupported steel dome in the world. After the new Charlotte Coliseum opened in 1988, the name was changed to Independence Arena (named for its location on Independence Boulevard in Charlotte) and underwent an extensive renovation. In 2001 the arena was renamed the Cricket Arena in a naming rights arrangement with Cricket Communications. In 2008 Bojangles Restaurants, Inc. bought the na...
|#27 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Charlotte Merchandise Mart
2500 E Independence Blvd Charlotte NC - 704-333-7709
~16.17 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The Park (formerly the Charlotte Merchandise Mart)2500 E. Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28205(704) 333-7709Tags: business, trade show, downtown, wholesale market centerVenue Type: Convention / Conference CenterNeighborhood: Coliseum Drive
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Time Warner Cable Arena Uptown
333 East Trade Street Charlotte NC
~16.20 miles from Fort Mill city center
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Time Warner Cable Arena is home of the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats, the ECHL's Charlotte Checkers and is the premier destination for top-rated concerts and events.The Time Warner Cable Arena (also known locally as "TWC Arena" or "The Cable Box"), is an entertainment and sports venue located in the Uptown (downtown) area of Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Its primary use is as the home court of the Charlotte Bobcats of the NBA. It made its grand opening in October 2005 for a concert by The Rolling Stones and hosted its first Bobcats game on November 5, 2005. The arena's center-hung Daktronics video screens measure 16 feet by 28 feet, making them the largest of any indoor arena. The arena is owned by the city of Charlotte, but operated by the Bobcats. It is also currently the youngest arena ...
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
Harvey B. Gantt Center
401 North Myers Street Charlotte NC - 704-374-1565
~16.28 miles from Fort Mill city center
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Harvey B. Gantt Center of Charlotte is a distinguished, 33-year old institution that preserves, promotes, and presents African-American art, history and culture through comprehensive programs and presentations in the visual arts, performing arts, and through innovative educational programs. Formerly Afro American Cultural Center
|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Fort Mill|
NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
130 North Tryon Street Charlotte NC
~16.31 miles from Fort Mill city center
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The North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (also NC Blumenthal Center and NCBPAC) is located in Charlotte, North Carolina. It opened in 1992 and is named in honor of the people of the state of North Carolina and the Blumenthal Foundation, the largest private donor to the capital campaign. The idea for the center dates back to the late 1970s. Momentum for the project grew in the 1980s resulting in a $15 million allocation from the state of North Carolina, approval of a $15 million bond by the citizens of Charlotte and an additional $32 million contributed by individuals, corporations and foundations. In 1987 the Belk Brothers donated a valuable piece of land as the site of the new theatre complex. Total construction cost for the Blumenthal Center was over $62 million.