Enjoy the warmth of yesterday with a unique

afternoon experience in the quaint surroundings

of Elizabeth City, North Carolina.  Step back in time to an unhurried atmosphere, sample delicious tea cuisine while viewing 1863 hand-painted china to antiques from the Empire through the Eastlake period.



For a personalized tour of Elizabeth City at its best.  Journey into the past on a one-hour tour of the historic district covering over 300 years of history.


The twenty block area of historic downtown features a diverse collection of antique homes, including one of the largest collections of Antebellum buildings and homes in the state. You will tour the inside of the oldest Brick Home, a restored 1853 Greek Revival, while being treated to a Victorian Tea. You will learn about the Victorian Era and how Teas were started. The tea and tour lasts approximately 2 hours and is year-round by appointment only.


Perfect gathering for a special event, Red Hatters, Bridal Showers, Teddy Bear table etiquette for children, baby showers, mother's day, birthdays, book clubs, high school reunions.  We provide a elegant atmosphere at the Charles- Harney house, (circa 1853) in the heart of historic elizabeth city, nc.


Can't you smell those scones coming out of the oven?  Come for a visit, relax, reflect and talk about days gone by.  By reservation only.  252-435-5427

400 W. Main Street, Elizabeth City, NC


De'Tours in Elizabeth City

Victorian Teas &

Historic  Walking Tours

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