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Will Begin Friday
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pnla House and a testimonial
dinner in the evening.
The film, “Ye Towne on
Queen Anne’s Creek,” will be I
shown Friday at 5:30 P. M., and
Saturday at 8 P. M., at the
Holmes High School auditorium.
Roger Lamb will present an or
gan recital Friday at 4 P. M.,
and Sunday at 3 P. M., at St.
Paul’s Episcopal Church. An
Antique Show will be held Fri
day and Saturday at the Bark
er house and waterfront tours
will be available daily at the
Edenton Marina. Downtown
windows will display old items
and unusual relics.
In addition to the commercial,
establishments, food will be
sold by the Business and Pro
fessional Women's Club at the
hotel, the Edenton Tea Party I
Chapted, DAR, at the carriage |
house at the Iredell House, St. j
Paul’s Parish House and Yeo
pim Church in the county.
Headquarters for the tour will
be ait the Hotel Joseph Hewes, j
where guides will be available. |
Block tickets for the complete)
tour will cost $4 and will go on I
sale at 2 P. M., Thursday and|
9 A. M., Friday and Saturday j
and 1 P. M., Sunday.
'Open for the biennial tour |
is the Chowan County Court 1
House built in 1767. It is con-]
sidered the finest Georgian' l
court house in the South and
the exterior has just been re
stored to its original state. The
building has been in cor. inuous 1
use and houses the oldest and j
largest collection of Court ree-1
ords in North Carolina dating
from 1669. The assemblv room
on the second floor is beli ved
to have been the largest com- j
pletely panelled room in the
The Iredell House on East
Church Street was the hor e of;
James Iredell, the first Associ
ate Justice of the United Slates
Supreme Court appointed by
Washington. The house built in
1759 is owned by the state and
is in the care of the Janus Ire
dell Association and the E len
ton Tea Party Chapter, DAR. j
The home of James Ire’ell,
Jr., on East King Street i; open
for the first time this year and
is similar in plan to the ;ome
of his father. Iredell, Jr., who
became Governor of North Car
olina, lived and had his law of
fice in the house. Present own
ers are Mr. and Mrs. W. B.
Also on East King Street is
Beverly Hall built in 1!?10.
which was a former State Bank.
The old vault is one of the fea
tures of interest in the house
now owned by Mrs. Ric.ard
The Cupola House built about
1725 is considered the finest Ja
cobean type house in the South.
It is owned by the Cupola As
sociation and houses a library
The Barker House probably
built about 1782 was the home
of Thomas and Penelope Bark
er. He had a brilliant career in
colonial government and his
wife according to tradition pre
sided at the Edenton Tea Party.
The house was moved to the
waterfront and is being restor
ed by three civic organizations
■l7 As m!h VrtUfts
csrafi —.'. $5355.
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| Seeks Re-election |
GEORGE A. BYRUM
Early this week George Alma
Byrucn filed as a candidate for
re-election as Councilman-at
largs in the Edenton election
May 2. j
as a community center.
The Oid Bond House on Court ]
Street, built in early 1800’s has |
been in almost continuous own- j
ership of the family of Mrs. 1
Herbert Leary, present owner, j
The early American home has '
the original floors, woodwork |
and hardware. Not open Sun- j
Also on Court Street is the
East Customs House owned by
Mrs. Clara Preston. The house
was used prior to the Revo
lution for the Customs House
for the Port of Roanoke, where
James Iredell served as Customs
The West Customs House is
located on Blount Street and |
served as a Custom House for j
the town of Edenton from 1799
until 1869. The house was]
probably built in 1772. The!
present owners are Air. and Mrs.
Roy Leary. Not open Sunday.
The Charlton House located
on West Eden Street is a fine
example of a three bay gambrel
roof colonial home. The house
was built in the 1760’s by Jas
per Charlton active in Revolu
tionary politics. His wife was
the first signer of the Edenton
Tea Pai ty resolutions. The
house has been restored by the
present owner Mr. David War
The Coffield House, now
Bond’.* Inn on East King Street,
was built sometime before 1832
and has the original mantels,
floors and hand carved panel
ling. Present owner Mis. E.
Three churches are on the]
itinerary. St. Paul’s Episcopal |
Church begun in 1736 and the]
second oldest church in North j
Carolina. It is the oldest par-|
sh organized under the Vestry
Act f 1701. Church restored
since fire in 1949. Churchyard i
graves of three Royal Govern-!
ors. Yeopim Church built in 1
1775 located in the county will
be open for the first time this,
j year. St. Ann’s Catholic Church)
was begun in 1857 on the Feast
of St. Ann. The building was
erected as a result of the zeal
of three young Edenton ladies.
In the countryside Bandon, ‘
home of author Inelis Fletcher
will be oDen, as well as the
school house built in. 1754, con
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THE CHOWAN HERALD. EDEHTQN. JKQfIXH CAEK2UK&. TWmSPAX* APRU*.JL?^II6I I '
ducted by Parson Daniel Earl,
| which is regarded as the first
classical school in North Caro
| lina. The original land grant
goes back to 1717.
| Clement Hall two miles north
I of Edenton on N. C. 32. This
was the plantation of Clement
Hall, rector of St. Paul’s 1744
to 1759. House built at later
date. Stairway one of interest
ing features. Mr. and Mrs. W.
E. Bond present owners.
Paradise located on Paradise
Road was built in the 18th cen-|
tury by a bachelor, Josiah Cos- 1
field. The house was restored
in 1955 by Mr. and Mrs. Joohn
F. White. It had been owned!
by the White family for over
I Sycamore situated on the Al-j
behiarle Sound is recognized as
j the oldest house in North Caro
> lina built in 1660 by Thomas
Norcbm. The original floors,
panelling and mantels are in
tact. Owner Mr. Grayson H.
] Mulberry Hill, distinguished
] brick pre-Revolutionary house is
i also located on Albemarle
] Sound. The West gable of the
j house contains a fan window 1
) five fest wide made from one,
I piece of wood. The interior ]
I woodwork, including an Adam
mantel, is considered the finest
!in the county. Present owners
are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wood, j
Greenfield in the Yeopim sec
tion of the county has been fa- ’
mous for the hospitality of its
owners for generations. The
pre-Revolutionary house has
double galleries and low ceil
ings. Collection of pewter, glass
ware and guns will be on dis
play. Present owner is Mrs.
I George Collins Wood.
I Master’s chair, commonly call
ed George Washington’s chair,
I and old Masonic records will be |
j on display at the Masonic Tem- 1
pie Friday and Saturday.
The James Ireell formal .gar
den and the garden of Mrs. W.
B. Rosevear at Pembroke flail
on West King Street will be
Voit Gilmore Will
Be Speaker Friday
Continued from Page L Section 1
Mrs. W. J. P. Earnhardt is in
charge of all arrangements for
Mr. Gilmore is a past presi
dent of the North Carolina
Travel Council and a former
chairman of the Governor’s
“Anti-Litterburg” Campaign. He
is a director of the North Caro-
I lina Symphony Society, the
| North Carolina Medical Asso-
I ciation and the Business Foun
i dation of North Carolina. He
i is a trustee of the Consolidated
| Presbyterian College of North
Carolina and an honorary vice
president of the American For
| estrv Association.
He is president of the W. M.
Storey Lumber Company and
I the head of other business in
■ tercets in North Carolina.
Inglis Fletcher Day is the
first day of the three-dav Pil-I
primage of Colonial Edenton
and Countryside, sponsored by
the Edenton Woman’s Club.
Instead of loving your ene
mies, treat your friends a little
better. —E. W. Howe.
Nine Divorce Gases
Granted Last Wefek
Christine Williams Satterfield
from Fred Louis Satterfield.
Beatrice Midgett from George
Hester Hill Rankin from John
Earlier in the term Donald
M. Frazer from Hayesel Frazer.
John T. Spivey, on a non
support charge, was ordered to
pay into the court $5 per week
for the benefit of Mack Keithan.
Fred C. Bunch, for not report
ing for jury duty was sentenced
by Judge Parker to seven days
in jail or pay a fine of $25.
He paid the fine.
Leon G. Ange was sentenced
to three years on the roads for
violation of a probation order.
Sidney Boyd was found guilty
of non-support and was ordered
to pay $5 per week in the court
for the support of Larry Satter
William Holley, on the same
charge, was found not guilty.
In the case of Robert Bem
bry vs. Hubert Gramby, a suit
for personal injuries and dam-1
ages, the court turned in aver-i
diet in favor of Gramby, who
was awarded $725 for damages
to his car and S6OO for personal
injury. The sentence was ap
pealed to the Supreme Court.
In a case in which Wheeler
Griffin appealed the decision of
(the Employment Security Com
mission, a motion to discuss the
case was granted. Griffin claim
ed the Commission owed himl
unemployment insurance, Which
involved the Chowan Veneer
Company and the Malan Con
A lie has always a certain
amount of weight with those who
wish to believe it.
—Elliott Warren Rice.
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For Library Week
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Son” and the more recent book!
“Angels In Dream Bring For-’
tune to Aunt Ellen.” Holmes is
also well known for his collec-,
tion of epitaphs. The subject of
his speech will be “Reading the
Way to Greater Life”.
There will be two radio pro
grams during the week. There
toll be a panel on Tuesday, ]
April 18, from 1:30 to 1:45 con
ducted by Mrs. J. P. Ricks, Jr.,
with Mrs. George Miack, Miss
Marv Lee Copeland, chairman
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of the t’riencS St LibraW,
and Miss Marion Robertson, li
brarian, participating. Tbe Li
i brifry Club of the John A.
| Holmes High School will have
I a panel, on. Thursday, April 2b,
’ from 1:30 to 1:45 with Mrs. Har
ry Vepters, high school libilar
, ian, leading and Mrs. J. P.
Ricks, Jr., as moderator.
■ Two story hours will fee con- I
ducted bjr Mrs. Torn Shep&rd
and Mrs. Jasper Hassell. The
first will be held at 8:30 6n
] Monday, April 17, and the sec
ond will be held at 3:30 on
Friday, April 21. Children be
tween five and ten are- invited.
Na fines will be .Charged for
overdue books at the Shepgrd-
Pruden Memorial Library dic
ing National Library week.
Five Typing Students
Winners In ttmtest
Continued from Pag# I—Section 1
Gabbard as her febcher, ahd Re-
I be : cca Howen, §&lly PriVoft, I
Jihrmiy Rogerson and Ronald j
Weik'el, first yekr typing Win- j
ners, with Mrs. Leah Ross Mayo
as their teacher.
These, five students will rep- 1
resent Edenton in the North-1
eastern District typing contest j
at... East Carolina College on
April 20 at 1:00 <P. M. The
contest toll fee climaxed art-the]#
Awards Banquet in the South
Cifeterla op the East Carolina
campus. The Winners Will fee •
anijr&unced at th-M time.
Itiiss Kathryn Gabbard will
accompany these students to ■
Greenville on April 20.
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