Linbrook Heritage Estate is located in Trinity, North Carolina. The Estate is comprised of three properties: Linbrook Hall, the Historic Hoover House, and the Neal John Deere® Tractor and Industrial Museum. We invite you to tour all three of the properties found on Linbrook Heritage Estate or to tour one with the promise that you’ll come back to visit us again soon.
Tours of Linbrook Hall are by appointment only. Please call at least 24 hours in advance to book your tour. Take a guided tour of the elegant 60 room home, one of the largest in the southeastern United States, completed in 2006. Linbrook Hall is located atop a hill with views of the rolling Uwharrie Mountains and contains architectural details found in many 18th century homes. See the Neals’ personal collection of antiques from around the world beautifully displayed throughout the home.
Historic Hoover House
Tours of the Historic Hoover House are by appointment only. Please call at least 24 hours in advance to book your tour. Relive Randolph County farm life from 1905-1944 at the historic Hoover House, which was built by Jerry Neal’s maternal great-grandfather, Edd Hoover, in 1905. Through docent guided tours, visitors will see the home and learn about the Hoovers and their daily lives. Lovingly restored to its original appearance, the house displays some of Edd Hoover’s early farm equipment and hand-made tools.
The Neal John Deere® Tractor and Industrial Museum
No appointment necessary. View rare John Deere® tractors and collectibles at this museum, which features Hi-Crop and orchard models.All tractors have been restored to like new condition and are periodically operated in field demonstrations on Linbrook Heritage Estate. Also see a 1926 return tube boiler retrieved from the local P&P Chair Company, known for manufacturing the famous Carolina Rocker used by John F. Kennedy during his presidency. The historic boiler will soon be 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. While at the museum, browse our on-site gift shop and purchase a souvenir to take home with you.