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Museum of the Albemarle
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501 S Water St Elizabeth City, NC 27909
501 South Water StreetUSNorth CarolinaElizabeth City27909
Museum, Non-Profit OrganizationToday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Monday ClosedTuesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pmWednesday 10:00 am – 4:00 pmThursday 10:00 am – 4:00 pmFriday 10:00 am – 4:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pmSunday Closed
The Museum of the Albemarle interprets the cultural history of 13 northeastern North Carolina counties: Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Hertford, Hyde, Northampton, Perquimans, Pasquotank, Tyrrell and Washington. This area, known as the Albemarle Region, surrounds one of the world’s largest freshwater sounds. The Albemarle Sound is named for George Monck, an English general who aided Charles II in reclaiming the British throne. In exchange for this service, King Charles bestowed on Monck the title of “Duke of the Albemarle” and granted him the land of Carolina—North and South Carolina and lower Virginia.
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Meghan Michaels
7 months ago
The displays are set up very nicely and the information was easy to understand. Very educational and free.
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Inez Shaffer
a year ago
Love wandering through. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable.
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3 years ago
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Rochelle Arlene
2 years ago
It was very educational about the history in the area as well as the town itself.there is also things for young children to learn and play at the same time.I love the timeline in the hallway and the local black history included.
A Google User
4 years ago
it have's a lot of local history
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4 years ago

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