Edenton Celebrates 300 Years
Starts: Sun. November 4, 2012 at 12:00 am
Ends: Tue. December 31, 2013 at 12:00 am
This first colonial Capital of North Carolina will kick off their 300th celebratory year with a week of festivities that are bound to bring about good memories and much enjoyment for all. Recently recognized as one of America’s Prettiest Towns by Forbes.com, Edenton shows her age with pride. Commemorative events will take place on the 1767 Chowan Courthouse Green and in the courthouse itself to include a prayer service, free walking tours on the founding of the town, the Carolina Charter on display, ringing of the courthouse and church bells, historian speaker Dr. Marty Matthews on the founding of Edenton, and gospel singing throughout the week. Mark your calendar and become part of what promises to be a very festive year!
Location: 1767 Chowan County Courthouse, 117 East King Street, Edenton, NC 27932
Latitude: 36° 3' 27.7194" N
Longitude: -76° 36' 29.1594" W
Special Directions: Highway 17 over the Chowan River bridge, exit 224 into downtown Edenton, take right on South Broad Street and left on East King Street and the courthouse will be on your left.
Toll Free U.S.: 800-775-0111
This Page: http://www.visitnc.com/events/view/47307