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The Proctor Smokehouse - Circa 1840’s – Perquimans County

Museum of the Albemarle’s second floor gallery sits the re-assembled Proctor Smokehouse, which was initially relocated from the Proctor Farm, in the Bear Swamp area of Perquimans County. Discover the history of the house and the reasoning's to why it ended up in the Museum of the Albemarle.... READ MORE

A short drive from Elizabeth City: The Camden County Heritage Museum and Historic Jail

Through the vision of a group of passionate historians and residents who wanted a permanent home for Camden County artifacts, documents, and stories, The Camden County Heritage Museum and Historic Jail (117 N.C. Highway 343, next to the Historic Courthouse; 252-771-8333), a short drive from Elizabeth City, were founded in April 2017 and boast a historically significant array of local items, circa 1777 to present day.... READ MORE

Newbold-White House: A Southern Historical Exemplar in Hertford

In the middle of the six-acre complex sits its crown jewel, a colonial Quaker homestead with its brilliantly-preserved bright red brick exterior contrasting starkly with the browns and greens and yellows of the surrounding land.... READ MORE

Elizabeth City's Museum of the Albemarle

Museum of the Albemarle (MoA) is an archetypal museum and one that should inspire not only its nearest neighbors in Elizabeth City, but folks across the Northeastern North Carolina region that shares its namesake (as well as travelers passing through).... READ MORE

Five Must-See Homes on Elizabeth City’s Walking Tour

Downtown Elizabeth City’s residential area boasts a plethora of houses of historical and architectural interest. Here is a look at five stand-out homes on the walking tour... READ MORE

"Tar Heels in the Trenches" Elizabeth City's WWI Exhibit

The Museum of the Albemarle will be recognizing the 100th anniversary of America's formal entrance into World War I with their exhibit, Tar Heels in the Trenches: The Albemarle and the Great War.... READ MORE




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