2019 Edenton Pilgrimage Tour

A North Carolina tradition since 1949

Presented by the Edenton Woman’s Club

April 12 & 13, 2019 • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Reflections…“One of America’s Prettiest Towns”


Join us for two days of hospitality, history, heritage, gardens, architecture, antiques, southern food, music and much more. Tour guests are greeted by members of the Woman’s Club in colonial period attire and docents sharing the history, architecture, and stories of each unique property.

Private homes are open to view, dating from the 1700’s to the early 1900’s. Below is the current list of houses on tour.

2019 Pilgrimage Homes on Tour (subject to change)

  1. Bond-McMullan-Elliott House, circa 1860
  2. Pembroke Hall, 1810, National Register of Historic Places
  3. Beverly Hall, 1810, National Register of Historic Places
  4. Capanoke House, 18th Century
  5. Howard B. Chappell House, circa 1911
  6. Haywood C. Privott House, 1900
  7. James Coffield House, circa 1764
  8. Millen/Hathaway/Francis House, 1775
  9. Hollowell House, circa 1897
  10. Edward Piland House, circa 1785
  11. Oldest House in North Carolina, 1718
  12. The Cotton Mill Condominium, 1899
  13. Mill Village Home, circa 1899
  14. Speight House, 1900 (The Cotton Gin Inn) National Register of Historic Places
  15. Greenfield, circa 1752, National Register of Historic Places
  16. Mulberry Hill, 1810, National Register of Historic Places

Edenton’s many historic landmarks are also open.

  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (1736)
  • The Cupola House (1758)
  • 1767 Chowan County Courthouse
  • Penelope Barker House, Welcome Center (1782)
  • Iredell House (1800/1827)
  • Chowan County Jail (1825)
  • Roanoke River Lighthouse (1886)
  • Ziegler House Visitor Center (1892)
  • St. Anne Catholic Church (1858)
  • Cotton Mill Museum (1909)
  • Edenton Baptist Church (1916-20)

Other Weekend Activities Include:

  • EDENTON TEA PARTY Re-enactment, Friday, 9:30am at Edenton Harbor
  • BOOGIE ON BROAD with The Tams, Friday, 7-10pm * FREE Presented by Destination Downtown Edenton, Inc.
  • CREATING A MASTERPIECE - Textiles Through Time Exhibit on display at the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse, Friday & Saturday, 10am-4pm


$30 advanced ticket sale
$35 day of the event
$25 group sale (10 or more tickets, advance sale only)
Tickets good for both days (non-refundable)


Tickets and Programs with maps, can be picked up April 11-13 from 9am-5pm at the Historic Edenton State Historic Site, Visitor Center, 108 North Broad Street, Edenton, NC 27932

To purchase tickets by credit card call (252) 482-2637.

Tickets can be purchased by check made out to Edenton Woman’s Club and mailed to EDENTON WOMAN’S CLUB, P.O. Box 12, Edenton, NC, 27932. Please print and include your order form with your check.

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Pilgrimage tickets are also available at the Historic Edenton State Historic Site, Visitors Center • 108 N Broad Street, Edenton, NC 27932
Tuesday - Saturday, 9am-5pm.

Sorry, there are no online ticket sales at this time.


The weekend wraps up with a Presidential Ball celebrating the 200th Anniversary of President James Monroe’s 1819 visit to Edenton. Saturday Night, April 13th from 7-11pm on the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse Green.

We will celebrate this momentous occasion with a formal dinner, guest appearance by President James, (an in-character interpretive performer), and historic ballroom dancing instruction and music provided by a musical historian. Historic or formal attire required.

This event is not included in the Pilgrimage ticket price and must be purchased in advance. 10% discount will be given with a Pilgrimage ticket sale. Tickets sold separately by Historic Edenton State Historic Site, Visitor Center (252) 482-2637. This is a FRIENDS OF STATE HISTORIC SITES, EDENTON EVENT.

» See a photo gallery of the 2017 tour here.

» See a photo gallery of the 2015 tour here.

» See a photo gallery of the 2013 tour here.

» See a photo gallery of the 2011 tour here.