North Carolina Somerset Place

NC Historic Site Somerset Place
NC Dept Natural and Cultural

Somerset Place
State Historic Site

2572 Lake Shore Road
Creswell, NC 27928
P: (252) 797-4560
F: (252) 797-4171

Open Year Round
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Closed major holidays

Free / Donations Accepted
W: Somerset Place
Flyer: Tour Operators Profile
Education Program: $2.15 per
Educational Program Brochure

Crafts & Crops Day!
Days Gone By
(2nd Sat in June, 10 am-3 pm)
Christmas Open House
(1st Sun in Dec, 1-4 pm)

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About Somerset Place State Historic Site

Somerset Place offers guided tours, including the only interpreted slave hospital in the United States, a hands-on and STEAM educational programming, Visitor’s Center/Gift Shop, bus parking, handicap accessibility, with annual events of Days Gone By (2nd Saturday in June, 10 am-3 pm) and Christmas Open House (1st Sunday in December, 1-4 pm).

Somerset Place map


Major Program Areas: Antebellum, African American

Education Resources
Guided tours
On-site interpretive activities
Off Site/Outreach Activities
Costumed/period programs
Staff interpreters
Self-guided exhibits
Hands-on activities

School Tour Requirements
Maximum group size limit 100 with some exceptions
Reservations required
$2/participant for hands-on activities
1.5 hour guided tour
2.5 hours educational program tours
Curriculum-based tours for 4-12 students

Educational Program Brochure
Education Programs: $2.15 per


Visitor center
Gift shop
Free parking
Recreational trails (Pettigrew State Park adjacent to site)
Public restrooms
Motorcoach parking
Historic structures

Handicap Accessibility: Visitor Center and Public Restrooms are accessible; site is partially accessible.
Nearest Major Town/City: Plymouth, NC (30 miles northwest)

Washington County Chamber of Commerce
701 Washington Street
Plymouth, NC 27962
P: (252) 793-4804
W: Chamber of Washington County
E: WC Chamber

Education Coordinator:
E: Karen Hayes

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