Explore the Outdoor Museum Trail

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As you make your summer travel plans, you may want to include visiting Edenton and experience more of its rich history through a self-guided tour highlighting 10 of our Historic Sites. Seeing old buildings may not spur an adventurous spirit, but knowing the story behind the façade may be a beginning. There is nothing that may be more enticing than a quiet stroll among history, enjoying the century old trees, brick sidewalks, and glistening waters of Edenton Bay.

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EDENTON, NC – As you make your summer travel plans, you may want to include visiting Edenton and

experience more of its rich history through a self-guided tour highlighting 10 of our Historic Sites. Seeing

old buildings may not spur an adventurous spirit, but knowing the story behind the façade may be a

beginning. There is nothing that may be more enticing than a quiet stroll among history, enjoying the

century old trees, brick sidewalks, and glistening waters of Edenton Bay.

 

The tour begins at the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center and is designed to not only feature some

beautiful photography and graphics but also over 300 years of history that goes with them. There is no

musty museum, but take a walk and challenge your imagination, learn history, know the story behind the

door of these architectural beauties.

 

Smart phone users can further the experience by using their QR scanner to learn more about each of the

sites featured. The Cupola House Sign is pictured below with a QR code to finding more and a map to

guide you from one site to another weaving the trail together.

 

We look forward to seeing you during your summer travels and for more information visit

the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center @ www.ehcnc.org or call 252-482-7800.