Historic Sites

Martin County is full of historic areas and architecture, from Civil War reenactments to one of the oldest courthouses in North Carolina, you’re sure to find engaging and eductional material for that inner history buff!

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Historic Church Trail

Historic Church Trail

Martin County has a plethora of historic churches dating well back into the early 1800’s. Click the link above for a self guided tour PDF.

Asa Biggs House

Asa Biggs House

This 1831 home reflects local adaptations of Federal and Greek Revival Styles popular when it was build and remodeled. Home of Asa Biggs, a former U.S. Senator and federal judge. The Biggs family fled the home in 1862 under the threat of invading Union troops. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.

Fort Branch

Fort Branch

A significant Civil War site overlooking the Roanoke River, Fort Branch is known as “the best preserved earthwork Civil War Site east of the Mississippi.”

Rosenwald River Center

Rosenwald River Center

Historically known as the Hamilton Colored School, Roanoke River Partners have been working to preserve this historic site to serve as a visitor and community center, as well as educate visitors about it’s role in the Underground Railroad.

Moratoc Park

Moratoc Park

On the Roanoke River in Williamston, the park offers picnic facilities and fishing pier. Open year-round. Banquet facility features three sided view of the Roanoke River from rustic interior with beautiful stone fireplace. Includes full kitches. Old, one room schoolhouse building, log tobacco barn and merchantile store sits on site.

Parmele Train

Parmele Train

Find more information below under the Explore links!

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