- Historic Sites
Blount Bridgers House
The 1808 Blount-Bridgers House, “the Grove,” is a national historic landmark, is home to a permanent collection that celebrates the 200 year-old material culture of Edgecombe County and the creative achievements of Tarboro-born artist, Hobson Pittman (1899-1972). Nineteenth century ceramics and twentieth century Jugtown pottery are featured, along with silver and iron utilitarian objects. The extensive Batts textile collection includes 19th century clothing, quilts, military uniforms and household linens. Archival records and architectural information about Edgecombe County homes are actively collected and preserved. Also on the grounds is the restored circa 1810 Silas Everette House.