Edenton Cotton Mill Village

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Edenton Cotton Mill Village is a historic mill village saved and protected by Preservation North Carolina.

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Edenton Cotton Mill Village

  1. 1. Edenton Cotton Mill Village A Unique Community in the South’s Prettiest Town Claudia Deviney, Director, PNC Northeast Regional Office 420 Elliott Street, Edenton, NC 27932 252-482-7455 / cdeviney@presnc.org Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org
  2. 2. Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org Preservation North Carolina has two houses available for in Edenton Cotton Mill Village. That means two chances for creative people to join this unique community.
  3. 3. Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org Edenton is known as one of the South’s most scenic towns. This colonial capital is home to three centuries of fine architecture, including National Historic Landmarks like the Cupola House (1750) and Chowan County Courthouse (1767). It has been designated a National Trust Distinctive Destination (2003) and a charter Preserve America community by the White House (2005).
  4. 4. Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org The old Edenton Cotton Mill, just across the railroad tracks and three blocks from downtown, helped fuel the town’s prosperity in the early 1900s, but by the 1980s and 1990s the village was mostly vacant and boarded up.
  5. 5. Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org The old Edenton Cotton Mill, just across the railroad tracks and three blocks from downtown, helped fuel the town’s prosperity in the early 1900s, but by the 1980s and 1990s the village was mostly vacant and boarded up. In 1996, Unifi Inc. donated the entire site to PNC. Since then it has gone from a nearly vacant, endangered neighborhood to a showcase for sustainable and authentic living. It is a close community of modest-scale homes and loft-style condos in the former cotton mill building. Residents can stroll three blocks to local shops, restaurants, parks and the stunning Edenton Bay, with its calm waters and cypress knees.
  6. 6. Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org This National Register district continues to earn national acclaim. In 2007, features on it appeared in Planning magazine and Cottage Living --which named the mill village to its Top 10 Cottage Communities in the United States.
  7. 7. Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org Like many of its neighbors, 401 E. Queen Street is unassuming but full of potential. This small single-story cottage rests on a shady corner lot. Guidelines allow modest additions or outbuildings.
  8. 8. Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org Like many of its neighbors, 401 E. Queen Street is unassuming but full of potential. This small single-story cottage rests on a shady corner lot. Guidelines allow modest additions or outbuildings. The two-story house at 411 Elliott Street is big enough for a family. With nine-foot ceilings and many original details intact, it offers flexibility and a chance to create a fashionable, friendly home.
  9. 9. Learn more at www.PreservationNC.org If life in a nationally renowned, historic community in a picturesque waterfront town interests you, why not visit Edenton Cotton Mill Village? For more information, contact Claudia Deviney, cdeviney@presnc.org or 252-482-7455. Learn more at www. PreservationNC .org

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