The musical version of Edna Ferber’s novel Show Boat had its Broadway premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City on December 27,1927. Composer Jerome Kern and Lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II adapted Edna Ferber’s 1926 eponymous novel to the stage. But the inspiration for Show Boat
Boat building and boating are an integral part of North Carolina’s history. One of the most iconic boats is the Shad boat. Learn more.
Historic Bath, N.C. was the first incorporated town in North Carolina and is steeped in history. Learn more about Historic Bath today.
The Tuscarora people played a pivotal role in the development of North Carolina in many ways. Click to learn more about their history.
If you like a spot of spooky sightseeing, then let us entice you with one of our oldest and most notorious mysteries – the “eternal devil’s horse’s hoof prints”. This eerie earthly affliction has been present for over 200 years, and is only 3 miles west of Bath. Deeply set into the soft
Our little town Bath is a site of great historical importance. Founded around 1690, it was North Carolina’s very first town and port. It’s seen its fair share of colorful events from piracy and Indian wars to political rivalries. There’s plenty to see and do as our recent blog details here. The
At the Inn on Bath Creek, our home is yours during your stay here in North Carolina. But did you know that our friendly state is also the home of some of the best known sweet treats out there? We really mean it when we say “Home sweet home!” Pepsi Founded in New Bern NC, in 1896 by Caleb Bradham
North Carolina has a long and exciting history splashed with liquor. It goes back further than the bootlegging moonshine days and even further than wicked old Blackbeard the pirate. Distilling is believed to have started in the 18th Century by Moravian settlers in Winston-Salem, on the site of what
North Carolina is the home of so much rich and fascinating history. It’s also the place where dreams can come true. There’s little better proof of this than the Wright Brothers record breaking first powered flight that took place at Kitty Hawk on the Outer banks on the 17th December 1903. That’s an
Given the ghostly time of year – with all hallows eve approaching we thought the local spooky tale of the Croatoan “lost colony” would get you in the “spirit”. This true story is a mystery from our North Carolinian history dating back to 1587 – it begins with the word CROATOAN carved