Historic Bath

Historic Bath was significant as North Carolina’s first port town. Today, it is also remembered for its trade, political rivalries, and piracy - and was the site where “Edward Teach”, also known as Blackbeard, lived after his pardon. Visitors can have a tour of the fully restored 1751 Palmer-Marsh House, and the 1830 Bonner House. Groups can also a short film, and artifacts from throughout the town’s history. Students can experience the town’s history with a field trip program and learn about history, geography, and colonial culture and trade. Examples of activities include rope making, quill writing, and colonial games.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 207 Carteret St., Bath, NC 27808. Beaufort County. Tel: 252-923-3971. Email: bath@ncdcr.gov. Website: www.nchistoricsites.org/bath. Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 9AM-5PM, Sun. 1PM-5PM.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-8th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.