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Edenton, in Chowan County, was the state's first colonial capital. A number of colonial buildings, including the Cupola House and St. Paul's Episcopal Church, remain and are part of the attractions that draw over 30,000 tourists to the town each year.
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Denton in Davidson County is this month's OUR STATE magazine Tar Heel Town of the Month.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 4, Sept 2003, p18-20;22-23, il Periodical Website
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Edenton, in Chowan County, has historic buildings spanning three centuries and representing many styles of architecture. Named for Gov. Charles Eden, the town served as the colonial capital until the mid-1740s. It was home to Penelope Barker, organizer of Edenton Tea Party in 1774. The town's restoration began in the early 20th-century. Current preservation activities include an overhaul of the Edenton Cotton Mill. Of the 70 remaining mill houses, 57 have been purchased by families for restoration, and the 1899 mill building is being converted into 30 condominiums.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 73 Issue 2, July 2005, p18-20, 22-23, il Periodical Website
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Edenton has historical homes and gardens along the waterfront and memories of the pirate Blackbeard. The Edenton Carriage Company helps preserve this history by giving visitors the option of traveling through the area in a horse-drawn carriage. The tours, which started in 1985, take between twenty and twenty-five minutes while the guide gives historical information about the town.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 54 Issue 10, Mar 1987, p22-24, il
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In this continuing series on the best walks to take in North Carolina, Setzer describes a walk around the historic town of Edenton. The town, which was once the center of colonial commerce, offers impressive architectural scenery, including St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the state's second-oldest church; the Old Ice House; and the Dixon-Powell House. The length of the walk is about two miles round trip and a map is available at the Historic Edenton Visitor Center.
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The Edenton Steamers baseball team is part of the Coastal Plains League, a 15-team league that allows college players to refine their skills and use wooden bats. The team dates back to 1998 and has had many players move on to play Minor and Major League Baseball.
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25043
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Edenton has a proud history that became particularly significant in 1774. That history is memorialized during the holidays. Special Christmas events highlight the sacrifices of women and their contributions to the history of the town.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2001, p18-20, il Periodical Website
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28508
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Inner Banks Inn is a 1904 Victorian mansion and an eclectic collection of buildings located in Edenton, North Carolina. The inn’s buildings have a rich architectural history, spanning four completely different architectural types. Guests at the inn are encouraged to forget technology and engage in conversation, the old-fashioned way.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 11, April 2017, p63-64, il, por Periodical Website
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30473
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Edenton, North Carolina was the setting for Revolutionary tea party in 1774, and many of the residences and public buildings from the time are still standing. The town will be open the state's colonial capital to visitors to celebrate the biennial in April.
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30962
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During the past few years two new industrial firms have begun operation in Edenton, North Carolina. Both are lumber companies that collectively employ 170 people in both mill and timbering operations. The companies were drawn to Edenton by the Chamber of Commerce and local community that assisted the development of current and expanding industries.
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32397
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The author “Old Timer” gives a brief description of 1898 Pasquotank County, including its leading industries and demographics of its citizens. While steamer ran from the county seat of Elizabeth City to all points along the Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds and the canals, the railroad did not extend past Edenton.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 15 Issue 48, May 1948, p
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34819
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The author discusses several garden tours in North Carolina ideal for a weekend getaway. Asheville, North Carolina, boasts several gardens including an arboretum, boulder garden, and “remediation” garden established to clean retired industrial areas. In contrast, several gardens around Edenton, North Carolina, have been cultivated into exquisite English period gardens which emphasize the area’s colonial history.
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