200 W. New Bern Rd.
Kinston, NC 28504
Phone: (252) 527-3200
Fax: (252) 522-9000
200 W. New Bern Rd., Kinston, NC, US, 28504
- Phone: (252) 527-3200
- Fax: (252) 522-9000
One of the oldest homes in Lenoir County, this beautifully restored house was once the home of Governor Richard Caswell and is now the home of the Lenoir County Historical Association. Features of the home include authentic 18th century furnishings, a large reception room with open fireplaces at each end, and a museum room on the upstairs level which houses an extensive doll collection.
The Mother Earth Brewing Tap Room is open on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings from 4 to 10 p.m. and on Saturdays from 1 to 6 p.m. Tours of the brewery are offered on Saturdays. The Tap Room and beer garden is a great place to visit and grab a glass of their hand-crafted brews. Their four flagship beers are always on draft, as well as some seasonal selections and experimental batches.
Glimpses into two of the most pivotal wars in the nation can be found at this historic site that features the CSS Neuse, one of the three Civil War ironclads, as well as a memorial of Richard Caswell, the first governor of the independent state of North Carolina.
Visitors flocked to this area around the turn-of-the-century and guests today can see these spectacular, virtually unaltered cliffs that stand as a monument of the geological and biological history of the land at this State park.
Grace Episcopal Church was established in 1885, and is one of the earliest places of worship in Trenton. Though the church building is modest in size, it features striking architectural details, and is a well-maintained part of the city's history.