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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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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.

Ijames Describes Tar, Turpentine Importance At Village’s ‘History Speaks’ Talk Nov. 2 

 

Earl Ijames, curator of African-American culture at the North Carolina Museum of Histor y in Raleigh, will talk about the role that tar, turpentine and other naval stores played in the eastern North Carolina economy in the 19th century at the Eastern Carolina Village and Farm Museum Nov. 2.

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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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