Historic Halifax State Historic Site

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Historic Halifax State Historic Site


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  • Hours - Tues-Sat 10 am - 4 pm.


  • 25 St. David Street

    Halifax,   NC   27839


The home of the Halifax Resolves, the first official action for independence by any colony. Offers an audiovisual presentation, exhibits, guided tours and displays depicting the history of the town. Several historic structures are open on the site including the Sally Billy House (1808), the Burgess House (1808), the Halifax County Jail (1838), the Tap Room (1760) & Eagle Tavern (1790) the Owens House (1760), Clerks Office (1832) and more. The Montfort House, an archaeological exhibit over original foundations, portrays the lifestyle of this wealthy Halifax resident, the first and only Provincial Grand Master Mason of North America. The site also offers a spacious picnic area.

Historic Halifax is one of many sites on the Historic Albemarle Tour.

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25 St. David Street
Halifax NC 27839


Latitude: 36° 19' 46.2" / Longitude: -77° 35' 20.76"

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