Heritage Tourism

Explore our rich heritage while visiting Northampton County NC

Garysburg United Methodist Church and Cemetery

The Garysburg United Methodist Church and cemetery are situated in the small community of Garysburg (1980 census population 231) on a one and a half-acre lot slightly removed from the main thoroughfares. l The serenity of the site is further...
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The Art of Penny Beasley

Penny Beasley has painted murals on the sides of buildings in Woodland, NC. Woodland mural located on building owned by Charles Vaughn, Attorney. Painted by Penny Beasley. Woodland mural on warehouse on Rt. 35. Painted by Penny Beasley.
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Northampton County Museum

The Northampton County Museum is dedicated to preserving and protecting the history, material culture, and heritage of Northampton County from prehistoric times to the present. The museum is not just a repository for artifacts but a working,...
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The Art of Napoleon Hill and Penny Beasley

Northampton County, NC features building murals painted by artists Napoleon Hill and Penny Beasley. Napoleon Hill Art Napoleon Hill paints murals on buildings in Northampton County, North Carolina. His art reveals historical aspects of eastern...
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Town of Conway Veteran's Memorial Park

The Town of Conway elected to purchase the tract of land adjacent to the town hall with the plans to honor our servicemen and women with a memorial. Like most Americans we are very proud of those that have fought to provide the freedoms we enjoy...
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Boones Mill Pond Dam

In late July 1863, the Union army made several advances towards Weldon, intent on destroying the railroad bridge over the Roanoke River. Confederate reinforcements rushed from Petersburg, Virginia, to counter the threat. On July 26, 1863, Union...
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Sir Archie of Northampton County, NC

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY - From the side of HIghway 158, only feet from the histoncal marker honoring the horse, you can see down the gravel road that leads to what was once Mowfleld Plantation. The original house, with its striking second-floor balcony...
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National Register of Historic Places

Amis-Bragg House (added 2003 - Building - #03000857) Also known as Bragg, Thomas, House 203 Thomas Bragg Dr., Jackson Church of the Saviour and Cemetery (added 2001 - Building - #00001614) Jct. of Church and Calhoun Sts., Jackson Duke-Lawrence...
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