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Penelope Barker House Welcome Center

505 S Broad St, Edenton, NC 27932-1937
252-482-7800
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So Helpful!

Very caring and generous staff. Lots of great info is shared and they just seem to have as much... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
diane20172017
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Norfolk, Virginia
A window into Edenton History

A great starting point when you are new to the area. A beautiful home filled with period furniture... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Trisha S
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“gift shop” (18 reviews)
“tea party” (10 reviews)
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505 S Broad St, Edenton, NC 27932-1937
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252-482-7800
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very caring and generous staff. Lots of great info is shared and they just seem to have as much time as you could possibly need.

Thank diane20172017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great starting point when you are new to the area. A beautiful home filled with period furniture and so much information to go through. The gift shop inside was also a nice place to shop for souvenirs. The back porch has several rockers on...More

Thank Trisha S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Very enthusiastic staff, learned much about history, and wonderful gift store. Definitely worth a stop

Thank whidbeycj
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I enjoyed learning more about historical Edenton,NC by visiting the Penelope Barker House Welcome Center. I recieved great information to enhance my trip!

Thank lcbr38
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We dressed up in the period costumes and took pictures. It was cool! Sitting on the porch and rocking in rocking chairs was neat.

Thank tripadvicecb
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Picturesque historic house, shopping area and public park area all in walking distance of each other. Edenton's Main St area is most welcoming and inviting. The PBH Welcome Center is a real treasure. The building offers two porches from which to sit down for a...More

Thank Genevieve G
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived saturday in Edenton. Little did we know that many places closed Sunday and Monday. However, Barker house open everyday day. Helpful staff and volunteer. Nice gift shop.

Thank Lelia G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

After living here 30 plus yrs...I still love it here....The Welcome Center has great gifts, information on the area, and the volunteers are nice and friendly.

Thank Edentonlady
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Start here, Take Trolly. Very friendly volunteers. Historical literature available. Sitting in a lovely location.

Thank nancycN2796SV
Reviewed 10 June 2017

What a great house with a wonderful history -- the first organized political action by a group of women -- their very own boycott of teas and clothing from Great Britain. The staff was extremely friendly, helpful and informative -- happily answering any questions we...More

Thank elandja
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