The residents of this first colonial capital of North Carolina love sharing with visitors its rich history, scenic beauty, and exceptional architecture. Edenton is home to three National Historic Landmarks, one of which is the state’s oldest courthouse, built in 1767 and still in use. Recently recognized by Forbes.com as one of America’s Prettiest Towns, Edenton is worth repeating!
Over 300 years of history can be shared during a walking tour from Historic Edenton State Historic Site Visitor Center along with entrance into its many historic buildings.
Embark on a wonderful overview of Edenton’s rich history – a great way to learn more about the community’s past as it pertains to today.
On your own explore Historic Edenton (10) Sites with mobile capacity for more information. A great way to learn about Edenton’s 300 years of history.
Narrated Historic Edenton Bay Tours featuring historic homes, maritime history and unique photo opportunities while aboard the LIBER-TEA.
Fresh sandwiches, fresh salads, ice cream, sundaes, floats and milkshakes
Coffees, gingerbread, cookies, cakes and fresh pastries - a perfect accompaniment for delicious, fresh brewed coffee. Also featuring a wonderful selection of teas, fruit smoothies and ice coffee beverages.
Waterman’s Grill occupies one of Edenton’s many historic buildings, which, in the 1960s and 70s, was appropriately occupied by the old Tynch & Tippin Fish Market.
An eclectic assortment of gifts, antique tableware, jewelry, toiletries and perfumes. Have a glass of wine from our specialty selections, or drink a bottle of craft beer. There is also an Escape Room for mystery solvers.