Tag Archives: Elizabeth City Historic Neighborhood Association

Weather or Not, We Have a Good Time in River City!

Oh, man, has this weather been like a yoyo or what? First it’s 60 degrees and then it’s winter again. Here in Elizabeth City, we just got a whole lot of snow dumped on us but you know what? Cold … Continue reading

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We’ll be Show Boating for you at Ghost Walk

What do Elizabeth City, Edna Ferber and the James Adams Floating Theatre have in common? Well if you guessed the hit Broadway classic, “Showboat,” you got it. The James Adams Floating Theatre was the showboat on which Edna based her … Continue reading

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We Love Our Historic Buildings

In Elizabeth City, we believe there is something magical about old, historic buildings. Not only are they beautifully designed works of art, but they also represent a time and place in the history of the community, the region, state and … Continue reading

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Somewhere in Elizabeth City…

Beginning this month, I’d like to try something a little bit different and fun here on the H.A.S. It blog. Elizabeth City is loaded with fabulous architecture and beautifully embellished structures. Not all are in pristine condition as they may … Continue reading

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Why Does Elizabeth City Have It?

We like to say that Elizabeth H.A.S. it because we do – History, Art and Science. It’s always a good idea to remind ourselves, and you, why we’re here, so let’s take a look at it. H is for history … Continue reading

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It’s ‘Freedom for All’ at Museum of the Albemarle

It’s Freedom for All and it’s coming to the Museum of the Albemarle. That is the traveling exhibit celebrating the 150th anniversary of the “Emancipation Proclamation.” The exhibit focuses on what North Carolina looked like before the Civil War. It will … Continue reading

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Museum Gets ‘Post from the Coast’

Did you ever get a postcard in the mail? Didn’t you really like seeing the neatly framed scene on the front and then flipping it over to see who’s been vacationing at the beach? Or what about when you travel? … Continue reading

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An Historic First. Join us Sunday at MOA.

In 1963 Leander Respass became the first African American police officer in Elizabeth City. It was a big first and it was because Respass was so well liked and thought of that the town’s historic first went off without a … Continue reading

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A Pirate’s Life for Me!

You know over at Museum of the Albemarle they put on a whole lot of great events. Folks will fill the place for the new exhibits, the lectures and happenings. And when they’re there, well they get a chance to … Continue reading

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Take a Walk on the History Side

History buffs have been celebrating the anniversary of the Civil War with museum exhibits and pilgrimages to battlefields at a lot of high profile locations. But what happened when the Civil War was fought at home, tearing apart the fabric of … Continue reading

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