A Somerset Jubilee: Celebrating 50 Years of Somerset Place

Event Description

The Somerset Place Foundation, Inc. will continue to celebrate Somerset’s 50th Annivesary as a State Historic Site by hosting a Jubilee from 10am to 4pm.  The event programming will include a speaker symposium with historical presentations focusing on antebellum life in addition to descendant and staff reflections, history demonstrations, vendors and musical selections.  A special 75-minute tour, entitled Somerset Place in the New South: From Plantation to State Historic Site, 1865 – Present, will be offered at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. A tour fee of $3 per person is applicable, however, general event admission is free.  For more information, contact Somerset Place at (252) 797-4560 or somerset@ncdcr.gov.