Details of the artifacts below appear throughout the website. Many are on view at the Museum and are tangible reminders of our state’s fascinating history. The photos and information below give you the “full picture.”


Vase, Ben Owen III Jar, North State Pottery Persian Jar,
Jugtown Pottery, Ben Owen
Rebecca Pitcher, Thurston Cole Tea caddy associated with Edenton Resolves Tea set, Jugtown Pottery
Pitcher, Shell Castle Island    


Basket, Cherokee, Pamela Conseen Adams Pine needle basket, Lumbee, Loretta Oxendine  


Inaugural gown, Mrs. Sanford Quilt, Feather crown variation Quilt, Cotton bud pattern
Sampler, Nancy Leath Sampler, Mary Warren  

Serving Pieces

Tea Service, William Waldo Dodge    


Carving, “Dancing Bear,” Cherokee, Amanda Crowe M1836 handgun, used in Civil War Rocking chair, Thomas Day