Harriet Jacobs Walking Tour


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Harriet Jacobs Walking Tour



  • Karen Ipock
  • Karen Ipock


  • 108 North Broad Street
    Edenton NC 27932


Hear the amazing tale of Harriet Jacobs, a woman born into slavery in Edenton, who escaped to become a well-known abolitionist and author. As documented in her 1861 autobiography, "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl," this walking tour shares her story and takes you through downtown Edenton to see many of the sites mentioned in her book. Tours include entry into St. Paul's Church and the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse. A nominal fee is charged for this special guided tour. Self-guided Harriet Jacob Tour Maps of Edenton are also available at the ticket desk for $1.

Admission: $5 per adult/$1 per child

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