"Come to the Eastern Carolina Village & Farm Museum!"
THE MISSION OF THE EASTERN CAROLINA VILLAGE & FARM MUSEUM 1840 - 1940 IS TO PRESERVE AND INTERPRET ARCHITECTURAL AND AGRICULTURAL LIFE IN PITT COUNTY AND EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA FROM 1840 - 1940.
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Second Annual Family Day
1915 Hamilton Steam Engine
Farm Water Tower
The Log Tobacco Barn
is a large steam engine which provided energy to operate numerous farm functions.
came from the boyhood home of Les Turnage, one of our founders.
built in the 1890’s, was moved from the David T. House farm near Flat Swamp Church in Pitt County. This barn has one single furnace with flues around the inside.
Village plans second annual 'Family Day' Oct. 3
The Eastern Carolina Village and Farm Museum will sponsor its second annual Family Fun Day of activities, craft demonstrations, refreshments and music Saturday, Oct. 3,
10 a.m.-2 p.m., at its site on County Home Road, adjacent to the Farmers’ Market, south of Fire Tower Road. The event will be free to the public and will focus on family-oriented activities and children’s games, as well as domestic crafts, that would have been commonplace in the 1840-1940 time period, particularly during the turn of the last century.
For additional information, call 252-756-5432.
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The Eastern Carolina Village & Farm Museum 1840-1940, nestled on five acres on County Home Road, is a neighbor of the Farmers Market, Wintergreen Elementary and Middle Schools, Alice Keene District Park, and the Pitt County Senior Center Complex.
Hundreds of artifacts of the period fill 18 buildings and are divided into four categories: farm, occupational, home, and transportation. A large field is reserved for future outdoor events.
Tours by Appt.