Old Beaufort County Courthouse

158 North Market Street

Present-Day location of the BHM Regional Library

Circa 1786. The court was moved to Washington from Bath in 1785 when Bath began to lose its importance as a port and trading center. The courthouse survived the fire of 1900. It is the second oldest courthouse building in North Carolina and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The next part of our tour takes place primarily along W. Main St. If you are walking, please move down N. Market St. to right onto W. Main St. If you are driving, obey traffic laws and go to W. 2nd St., turn left and drive to a left onto Van Norden St., and then left onto W. Main St.

Harbor District Historical TourĀ - Washington, North Carolina
  1. St. Peter's Graveyard
  2. A. W. Styron House
  3. Farrow Shipyard
  4. Marsh House
  5. Myers House
  6. Hyatt House
  7. U. S. Weather Bureau Storm-Warning Tower
  8. J. S. Farren Oyster Cannery
  9. Mulberry Tavern
  10. City Market House
  11. Old Town Hall
  12. Old Beaufort County Courthouse
  13. John Gray Blount House
  14. Turnage Theater
  15. Hotel Louise
  16. Mallison Hardware
  17. S. R. Fowle Store
  18. Fowle Warehouse
  19. Bank of Washington
  20. Atlantic Coastline Terminal
  21. Pamlico Point Lighthouse
  22. Havens Warf
  23. Havens House
  24. Fowle House
  25. U. S. Lighthouse Service Buoy Yard
  26. More Information