Here are some videos about our town and region for your viewing pleasure. Check back often because we keep adding new ones.


Relaxing Bay That’s a World Away


300 Years of History in Edenton


Historic Kadesh Church Renovation

Glory is not gone: Edenton choir won’t let hurricanes, pandemic stop them from worship.


Historic Edenton Cotton Mill Village

Learn about the history and restoration of Edenton’s Cotton Mill and the worker’s village homes adjcent to it.


Edenton Walkabout

Take a quick stroll through Eden’s waterfront district on a lovely Sunday afternoon.


Historic Edenton Introduction

Edenton, on the North Carolina Inner Banks Albemarle Sound within a short drive from the OuterBanks or Southeastern Virginia, was founded in 1712 and features 300 years of unique and outstanding history. Come visit us.


A Weekend in Edenton

UNC Public Broadcasting’s Deborah Holt Noel shows you all the ways to spend a weekend in Edenton!


‘Home is home:’ Edenton Cotton Mill Village resident interviewed

Edd Lee Owens was born in the Edenton Cotton Mill Village, where a museum highlights a way of life that has since disappeared.


350th Anniversary Heritage Planting Demonstration

Presented by The NC Workhorse & Mule Association. From horse drawn plows to Modern day GPS guided equipment


NC Grand Masons Celebrate Courthouse’s 250th Anniversary

Dedication of the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse by the Grand Master of NC Grand Masons in Celebration of the Courthouse 250th Anniversary


Supreme Court of North Carolina in Edenton

On May 9, 2017, the Supreme Court of North Carolina held a court session in the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse. This occasion marks the 250th Anniversary of the Chowan County Courthouse, the first courthouse in North Carolina. This is a historical opportunity where North Carolina’s first courthouse will host North Carolina’s highest court.


2016 Candlelight Tour

Learn about the 2016 Candlelight Tour. And then come join us next time!


Edenton 2014 Candlelight Tour

UNC-TV “North Carolina Weekend” broadcast this piece spotlighting the Wessington House, which was the highlight of the 2014 Tour.


Edenton Antiques

UNC-TV “North Carolina Weekend” show broadcast this piece on January 30 2014 about the history and value of Edenton Antiques.


Edenton 300th Anniversary Highlights

A 30-second invitation video that promotes our anniversary year.


The Story of Harriet Jacobs

Edenton native, escaped slave, abolitionist and writer – hid here for seven years as a fugitive. This short video, broadcast by WRAL on her 200th birthday – February 11, 2013 – recaps her amazing story.


Edenton’s Roanoke River Lighthouse Moved Offshore

WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler series profiles the Roanoke River lighthouse move on May 1, 2012.


Roanoke River Lighthouse Restoration

Professionally produced by, this video shows early restoration work being done on the lighthouse when it first arrived in Edenton.


NC Supreme Court Meets in Edenton

In celebration of Edenton’s 300th Anniversary Year, in May 2013, the North Carolina Supreme Court held one of their sessions in Edenton’s historic colonial courthouse.


Historic Edenton, North Carolina

These pictures were probably taken in the late 1800s and early 1900s – some before 1904 and feature several recognizable landmarks.


The Benefits of Public Power in Edenton, N.C.

Why Public Power is important to Edenton during its 300th anniversary year


Founding Father James Wilson Buried in Edenton

WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler series profiles James Wilson – one of our country’s Founding Fathers – and his close ties to Edenton.


Slow Down

A creative look at the frenetic pace of city life compared to the much more relaxed pace of Edenton.


Cupola House Restoration

WRAL’s Tar Heel Traveler series profiles the work that was done a few years ago restoring the roof and other parts of the Cupola House.


Frances Inglis – The Keeper of Memories

A beautifully produced UNC-TV documentary about long-time Edenton resident Frances Inglis and her work helping to restore the Cupola House and its beautiful heirloom gardens.


Historic Kadesh Church Renovation

Glory is not gone: Edenton choir won’t let hurricanes, pandemic stop them from worship.


Edenton Cotton Mill Village

Former Mill Village resident Gary Lee produced this informative video about the history of the Cotton Mill and its restored worker’s village.


Cotton Mill Village Memories

Former Cotton Mill Museum Board Member Kip Shaw produced this nostalgic video about bygone days in the Mill Village.


The Hampton Roads Show Profiles Edenton

Fox 43 in Hampton Roads takes a look at Edenton and interviews resident Mildred Vanterpool.


Historic Albemarle Tour – Web/TV Commercial

A Web/TV Commercial produced for the Historic Albemarle Tour. A great organization that is promoting visits to historic locations in the Albemarle Area of North Carolina. Many have heard of The Outer Banks, but there is so much more to our area to explore.