Fayetteville, NC has a lot of fun facts that many of our own residents don’t know, so today I thought why not share what I know about our great city!
Fayetteville got its name from the Marquis de Lafayette and Fayetteville is the only city he visited in 1875. In fact the carriage he rode in is on display in one of our local museums.
General Sherman marched in and attacked Fayetteville in March 1865. He destroyed a confederate arsenal that was located in the area as well as the Fayetteville Observer office.
Babe Ruth hit his first home run as a professional baseball player in Fayetteville! He hit the home run on March 7, 1914.
The first known miniature golf course was built in Fayetteville, NC!
Fayetteville missed being our state capital by one vote!
The Fayetteville Observer (our local newspaper) is the oldest newspaper in North Carolina!
Fayetteville has received the “All American City” award 3 separate times!
So you can see, Fayetteville has some fun things that make it unique! Come visit us, and if you are looking to move to the area, I would be happy to help you find your home here! Visit my website at www.HomesForSaleAroundFayetteville.com.