Meander the streets of this historic waterfront community, which was the first incorporated town in NC. Home to Blackbeard the Pirate and the oldest church in North Carolina. Bath features guided tours of the Palmer-Marsh House (c. 1751), furnished Colonial home of wealthy official, and Bonner House (c. 1830), a furnished home of a Bath planter. Van Der Veer House (c. 1790) is a self-guided tour. Visit our on-site gift shop. Historic Bath is one of many sites on the Historic Albemarle Tour.