- Historic Jackson
Town of Jackson
P. O. Box 614
100 E. Jefferson Street
Jackson, NC 27845
Historic Jackson, NC
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Welcome to Jackson "Always a Gathering Place"
is the center of a county that supported a plantation
society in the mid-18th century. The Northampton
County Courthouse, built in 1858, is one of the finest Greek
Revival Temple-form structures to be found in the South. A
walking tour through the National Register Historic District
encompasses the Courthouse Square, Northampton County Museum
and stately old homes that whisper of the rich and romantic
days of the Antebellum South.
Northhampton County Museum
Northampton County Museum in Jackson, North Carolina is
dedicated to preserving and protecting the history, material
culture and heritage of Northampton County from prehistoric
times to the present. When the Museum opened it's doors in
December 1986, it was widely viewed as a 'Model Program'
because of the hands-on, interactive approach utilized, that
was the stated mission of the museum's founders. The museum
was established as not just a repository for artifacts, but
also as a working, educational, interactive museum that
would provide opportunities for young people to experience
first hand knowledge. It was to serve as a functional
educational exhibition center for cultivating and enhancing
community awareness of the rich, abundant historic, cultural
and natural resources unique to Northampton County.
The Prehistoric to Present
Exhibit is a chronological array of nine display panels
developed by the North Carolina Museum of History depicting
nine stages of development in Northampton County, covering a
time horizon of over one-million years.
Calendar of Events
Travel Map & Brochure
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Field Trips & Group Tours l
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ASSOCIATES/SPONSORS OF THE HISTORIC
Historic Albemarle Tour, Inc.
ADDRESS l Asa Biggs House 100 E. Church St. Williamston, NC 27892 l Phone:
HOURS OF OPERATION l Tuesdays: 8am-12pm Thursdays & Fridays: 8am-4pm
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