The Washington County Historical Society will hold its second annual Fish Fry Fundraising event on Friday, February 25 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm behind the Maritime Museum located at 206 W. Water Street. Tickets will be sold in advance by calling the Port O’Plymouth museum at 793-1377 or stopping by the museum in person […]
Join the Washington County Historical Society on October 22, 2016, for an exciting fall paddle that commemorates Lt. William Cushing’s successful raid on the CSS Albemarle (October 27 1864) and his subsequent escape in a wooden boat on Conaby Creek. In 1864, the CSS Albemarle, one of the Confederacy’s most successful ironclads of the […]
On October 24th, the Washington County Historical Society will host a paddling event called the “Spruill Farm Fun Paddle.” The paddle will go from Mackey’s Marina to the Spruill Farm Conservation Project. Once at Spruill Farm, paddlers will go on a guided tour of the farm. However, if paddlers would like to spend additional time […]
On September 12th, the Washington County Historical Society, in partnership with N.C. Wildlife, will host a Family Fishing Event free of charge. The fishing will take place in the park behind the Port o’ Plymouth Museum from 8a.m. to 11a.m. A hot dog cookout will follow from 11a.m. to 12:30p.m. Fishing poles, bait, tackle, and […]
Thanks to Frank V. Smith for his generous $6,000 donation to the WCHS towards our Cushing’s Launch trailer fund! Now our beautiful, full-sized replica of Cushing’s steam launch boat (above) will not only be able to be transported around Plymouth with ease, but will also be free to make its way even farther away from its home […]
The WCHS is happy to announce the election of Nevis Leary, of Roper, as our new Vice President! Nevis has been an active member of our Board and a crew member of the CSS Albemarle Naval Squadron for many years. We are happy to welcome Nevis as an officer of our organization.