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Address: 505 S. Broad St., Edenton, NC 27932
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Beautiful view!

Great tour and very informative. Interesting to hear about the history of Edenton. Gregg was so friendly, he even took a picture of my girlfriend and I!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Edenton, North Carolina, United States
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Edenton, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour and very informative. Interesting to hear about the history of Edenton. Gregg was so friendly, he even took a picture of my girlfriend and I!

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Thank Jon S
Concord, North Carolina
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Beautiful setting with water view; you could sit outside on the covered porch; nice little items for sale in the retail part promoting their town

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I never knew there was an Edenton Tea Party during the Revolutionary era or that it was organized by women.

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Thank Steve T
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful historic home with very nice decor. Friendly, courteous staff. Lovely home up close and from any angle along the water... Very picturesque!

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Garland
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It was an average place. It was informative although the guide could not answer a couple of our questions but she was able to tell us who to ask for the answers. The gift shop was nice. Having the porch with rockers so you could sit out and look over the water was nice. The tea pot/dishes area upstairs was... More 

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Corolla, North Carolina
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105 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed the free presentation and the history behind the Edenton Tea Party. Lots of great books about the area and nice gift store.

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Thank corolla101
Thomasville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

U don't want to miss this warm and inviting home Lots of gifts and books. The hostess was adorable and very friendly. Check out the beautiful view from the porches.

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Thank Carla B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The best place to start your tour of the town's history. No attempts to sneak in extra costs. A good introduction, compactly delivered!

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Thank af953
Edenton, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Went back to Barker house with weekend houseguests. Friendly volunteer staff gave short presentation. Love the gift shop. Unique gifts related to area

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I think with the access to the rivers, sounds, and ocean the seafood could be prepared in a better manner. However, the beauty of the residential structures more than makes up for the lack of really good food.

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