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