This Georgian style townhouse was built in 1770 for John Burgwin, merchant, planter and colonial official. Beautifully restored and decorated with furnishings of the 18th and early 19th centuries, the Burgwin-Wright House is the oldest museum house in Southeastern North Carolina. It is graced by handsome gardens. A formal, or parterre garden, a terraced garden and an orchard all featuring appropriate plants and trees. Behind this fine colonial home there is a free standing building which houses the kitchen and craft room. Open hearth demonstrations of colonial cooking are presented during special events in the outside kitchen. AC.
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