"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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Did You Know?
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.
The Village engages and inspires people of all ages to nurture deep and long-lasting connections to another time in the history of Pitt County. Through its historic buildings, its thousands of farm artifacts, and its integrated programs, the Village is committed to being a vital partner in the educational and cultural life of residents in not only Pitt County but the State of North Carolina.
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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.
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