Appreciate the ingenuity of our ancestors in exhibits of the tools and equipment they developed for office, shop, farm and kitchen. Enjoy the simplicity of yesteryear's entertainment. Feel lucky that you live in these times when you see the early doctor's office. You'll also find Civil War exhibits as well as those of the area's plants, animals, geology and other natural history.

Catechna Indian Village, on the banks of Contentnea Creek at Grifton, N.C., is a scaled-down replica of an Indian village located just across the street from the Grifton Museum. A "short version" of a longhouse illustrates living conditions. The village is surrounded by a palisade of cut, pointed logs set upright for protection from animals and human invaders.

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