Street Address
1008 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Mailing Address
1008 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
phone: 252-247-7533
fax: 252-247-2756
e-mail: historyplace@starfishnet.com
web: www.thehistoryplace.org
Hours
Tuesday - Friday10 AM - 4 PM
Your place to: RESEARCH your family tree, DISCOVER our coastal heritage, ENJOY our programs, BROWSE in our museum store and have a cup of coffee or tea in THE INFUSION CAFE.
Admissions
Free (Donations gladly accepted)
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Cindi B. Hamilton, Executive Director
phone: 252-247-7533 x101
David Montgomery, Library Director
phone: 252-247-7533 x108

Description

The History Place captures the past of Carteret County through exhibits, displays, programs and publications. Artifacts date to the 1700's. Exhibit gallery, research library, museum store, auditorium, banquet room, conference room and tea room on site.

Mission

Our mission statement is: To foster and promote public knowledge of, and interest in, the history and culture of the peoples of Carteret County and related areas through the collection, preservation, interpretation, and documentation of written and tangible artifacts and remains.

History

Established in 1971 and opened as a museum in 1985. Outgrew previous building and moved downtown to a 12,000 sq foot historic building. Operated by one full time staff and 100 volunteers.

Artifacts Collections

Dates to 1700 and 1800s and are items relavant to Carteret County's history.

Research Collections

Jack Spencer Goodwin Research Libray has more than 8,000 publications, 100 archival boxes of manuscript materials and an extensive picture file.

Educational Programs

We have programs year-round for children and adults.

    Library

    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

    Appointment required: No

    Publications

    A bi-monthly newsletter, the History Place Newsletter, and our history journal, the Researcher. In addition we publish four or five books a year.

    • History Place Newsletter
    • the Researcher

    Services

    Gift Shop