Blount-Bridgers House/Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery www.edgecombearts.org OnlineWebsite - www.edgecombearts.orgSend an email - firstname.lastname@example.orgContactPhone - Email - Address130 Bridgers St.Tarboro, NC 27886PhonePrimary - (252) 823-4159Fax - (252) 823-6190 A Federal-style plantation house built c. 1808 by Thomas Blount, a prominent Edgecombe County businessman and United States Congressman. In 1979 the House was adaptively restored and turned into a museum. Today, the first floor is home to a collection of 19th century furniture, furnishing and Edgecombe County memorabilia. Visitors can learn about the history of the Town, the County and the House itself. The second floor houses the beautiful Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery and a living museum to Pittman, Edgecombe County’s premier artist (1899-1972). Here, visitors can enjoy the permanent Hobson Pittman Collection of 20th century artwork, as well as exhibits from local, regional, national and international artists.