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Built in 1718-19, the Lane House is the oldest house in North Carolina identified by dendrochronolgy. It was during the renovations of the house that the contractor discovered old hand-hewn beams that belonged to the 17th century. Owners Steve and Linda Lane then contacted researches from Williamsburg to conduct dendrochronological investigation only to confirm the fact. The cozy one-and-a half storey home is still home to the Lanes and is located in Edenton.
The 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse was first activated around 1866. The lighthouse minded the ships sailing along the Roanoke River. After being deactivated as a lighthouse around 1941, it was restored by the local historical society. Tour around to find the furniture and the interior of the place, resembling to its former appearance and also know more about the cruising history of the period.
This modestly-sized auditorium is part of the local high school and hosts basketball games and the occasional concert.
Built in 1730 on the banks of the Perquimans River, the Newbold-White House is one of the state's oldest surviving buildings, and the oldest that is open to visitors. The historic, Sanders' family has been lovingly restored and furnished in a manner that would have been typical of an early 18th-century colonial Quaker household. Besides the house, visitors are also welcome to tour the seasonal garden and visit the Periaguer - a replica of the colonial boats that once plied the river. Handmade, regional crafts, books, and souvenirs are available at the museum store.
Church of the Holy Trinity in Hertford dates back to 1848 and has been in function ever since. Built is the Gothic Revival style, it has been well preserved and maintained. The church has a rich history and has kept up with its legacy by continuing the masses and ceremonies till date.
If you are into war history and Civil War intrigues you, then the Port O' Plymouth Museum must be a part of your itinerary when visiting Plymouth. Nestled in a 1923 train depot, it tells you the story of not only the town bur also the county during the Civil War. Their impressive collection is considered to be among the largest North and South Carolinas. Check the replica of the CSS Albemarle and other themed exhibits. Besides permanent displays, they also have rotating exhibits. Small but well-curated, it will make any Civil War historian proud.