THE SATTER-THWAITE STORE

was located at Pactolus in Pitt County circa 1879, but it was purchased by the Satterthwaite family and renamed.

HAMILTON SAWMILL STEAM ENGINE

stands at the front of the Village site. This 1915 machinery provided the energy to operate a lumber mill.

THE EAGLES SCHOOL

is a typical one-room schoolhouse. It was built in 1903 near Fountatin in Pitt County by the Eagles family for $400.

HAMMERED COPPER STILL

is a 200-year-old still from  Gates County and was donated by a Mr. Nixon.

THOMAS ADRIAN SAVAGE HOUSE

was built in the mid-1850's near Bell's Fork in Pitt County. This house is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture.

LOG TOBACCO BARN

as built in the 1890’s and was moved from the David T. House farm near Flat Swamp Church in Pitt County.

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.


Village to Close for Christmas Event Prep

The Village is presently closed to the public for tours to allow the Board and Volunteers to prepare the buildings for the Christmas Past at the Village Event.

Christmas Event - December 17th & 18th, 2021

Christmas Past at the Village will occur December 17th &

18th, 2021, from 5:30-9:00 each day. Come and enjoy the

Village alive with music and living history re-enactments

in the buildings and on the grounds. See crafts people and

even a smithy at work. And much, much more…  


Adults: $10 ~ Children $3 ~ under five ~ free.


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Popular Attractions

1915 Hamilton Steam Engine

is a large steam engine which provided energy to operate numerous farm functions.

Farm Water Tower

came from the boyhood home of Les Turnage, one of our founders.

The Log Tobacco Barn

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.


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