The Museum of the Albemarle will be recognizing the 100th anniversary of America’s formal entrance into World War I with their exhibit, Tar Heels in the Trenches: The Albemarle and the Great War.READ MORE »
Longing for a romantic getaway? Book a weekend getaway in one of Elizabeth City’s beautifully restored B&Bs and small inns. You can see what other visitors have had to say about them on TripAdvisor, and we encourage you to visit one and share your own experience. In addition to having a cozy place to spend the night, you can step back in time by visiting the excellent exhibits at Museum of the Albemarle, explore the area on foot with one of the Elizabeth City Historic Walking Tour guides, browse in the downtown area’s eclectic shops and enjoy a romantic dinner.READ MORE »
These hairy, chubby little pods have come a long way since first arriving in America. Whether you like them straight out of the field before they’ve turned brown, as tofu, edamame or in oil form, this versatile green bean has climbed in popularity.
On December 13, 1915, the Elizabeth City Oil and Fertilizer Company, once located at the juncture of Ehringhaus and McMorrine Streets, re-purposed equipment to generate the nation’s first commercially-processed soybean oil. The modified machine was originally designed to produce cottonseed oil and cotton by-products.READ MORE »
Who isn’t in need of fun and quality time with their significant other? There’s something incredibly romantic about dressing to the nines as the two of you watch a musical performance. Spice up your evening with the velvety sounds of smooth and passionate jazz. Arts of the Albemarle is pleased to welcome back the return of the Third Thursday Jazz Series, held January through June from 5:30 p.m. through 7:00 p.m.READ MORE »
Wilbur and Orville Wright made many trips into Elizabeth City in their quest to make their dream of taking flight become reality. In 1900, Wilbur Wright traveled from Dayton, Ohio by train and steamer as he made his way to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The last train Wilbur boarded was the Norfolk-Southern into the Elizabeth City train depot which was located at 715 North Poindexter Street and is now the location of Mid-Atlantic Christian University.READ MORE »