Tour Downtown Matthews, NC

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Downtown Matthews: Matthews Town Hall

Matthews Town Hall
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Building and landmarks in downtown Matthews.

The downtown Matthews area is a charming, family-friendly area in the heart of Matthews and just minutes from Charlotte. Within several blocks, you'll find a town hall, library, elementary school, park, and old-time hardware store.

The Town Hall building in Downtown Matthews houses offices for the town manager and other officials as well as the Matthews branch of the Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County.

232 Matthews Station St.
Matthews, NC 28105

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Trade Street

Trade Street Downtown Matthews
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Trade Street runs through the heart of Downtown Matthews.

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Renfrow's Hardware Store

Renfrow's Hardware Store Downtown Matthews
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Renfrow's Hardware Store is a great place to let the kids explore after a morning at the Matthews Community Farmers Market.

Renfrow's Hardware Store
188 N. Trade St.
Matthews, NC 28105-1711
704-847-4088

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Chickens at Renfrow's Hardware Store

Downtown Matthews - Renfrow's Hardware Store
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Renfrow's Hardware Store has been part of the Matthews landscape since 1900. The store offers lots of sights such as live chickens and crickets.

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Renfrow's Hardware Store Annex

Renfrow's Hardware Store
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Open since 1900, Renfrow's Hardware store sells everything from nails to plants to crickets.

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Matthews Farmers Market

Matthews Farmers Market
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Located in the heart of downtown Matthews, the Matthews Community Farmers Market is a favorite of local culinary gurus.

Matthews Community Farmers Market
105 N. Trade St.
Matthews, NC 28105

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Gado Gado

Gado Gado Restaurant - Downtown Matthews
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Gado Gado is located on the town square in the historic downtown district of Matthews where the Livery Stable and the Bank of Matthews used to call home.

Gado Gado Restaurant
157 N. Trade St.
Matthews, NC 28105-1712

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Stumptown Park

Downtown Matthews - Stumptown Park
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Stumptown Park is the center of many of Downtown Matthews events such as Matthews Alive in September and the Matthews Summer Movie Concert Series. The park features a music pavilion and a small playground.

Stumptown Park
120 South Trade Street
Matthews, NC 28105

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Matthews Fire Station

Matthews Fire Station - Downtown Matthews
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The Town of Matthews Fire and EMS Department is a combination fire department consisting of a paid chief, deputy chief, and seven firefighters and EMT's. The paid staff work Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. and are supplemented by volunteers. Nights and weekends are covered by volunteers exclusively.

Matthews Fire Station
232 Matthews Station St.
Matthews, NC 28105

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Matthews Women's Club

Matthews Women's Club
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The Matthews Women's Club Service League has been aiding the community since 1988. Their clubhouse in the heart of downtown Matthews is available for rental.

Matthews Women's Club Service League
208 S. Trade Street
Matthews NC 28105

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Matthews Elementary School

Downtown Matthews - Matthews Elementary School
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Matthews Elementary School -- a part of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS)-- have the opportunity to experience a small town atmosphere by taking walking field trips to the post office, town library, fire station, and Town Hall.

Matthews Elementary School
200 McDowell Ave.
Matthews, NC 28105

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Matthews Community Center

Matthews Community Center
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In 1906 a modern brick building was erected at the cost of $14,000. The property was purchased by the Town of Matthews in 1984 and is now known as the Matthews Community Center. It is recognized as a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Property and renovations to the structure are under-way.

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First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church
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The First Baptist Church in Matthews is one of the oldest churches in Matthews.

First Baptist Church Matthews
185 S. Trade St.
Matthews, NC 28105

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