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Barker House, Edenton

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  • House was full of great historical facts. We took the trolley tour from here. Guide and driver extremely knowledgeable. Very good way to learn the history of the town. 
  • Barker House is a beautifully restored and maintained piece of American history. When you visit, DO avail yourself of the docents, as they have wonderful tales to tell. The house also has a wonderful ...  more »
  • I continue to receive newsletters from The Penelope Barker House and enjoy reading about this wonderfully Historic Community and what new things are going on or what activities this town has going on ...  more »
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  • Very interesting history surrounding Penelope Barker and her house. We loved the story about her Edenton tea party and the British response in a political cartoon. This should be a must-see on a trip to this lovely, vibrant town. Just across the street from the house, we signed up for a tour of the harbor on the Liber-Tea with Captain Mark. He was well-versed in the town's fascinating history, a gracious host, and an informative and delightful tour guide.
  • Interesting historic items; nice gift shop and clean restroom. Friendly staff.
  • The full name today is: Penelope Barker House Welcome Center. It is a information center, historic site and gift site with a living room. I have had the pleasure of training in the living room overlooking the Edenton Bay. Penelope Barker was an activist in the American Revolution who in 1774 organised a boycott of British goods known as the Edenton Tea Party. A nice piece of history in downtown Edenton NC.
  • Quaint Town with Lots of History and unusual Lighthouse
  • Staff inside greeted some visitors but not all