Thieves, runaway slaves, debtors, and political prisoners once paced the cells of the Public Gaol as they waited to be tried - or hanged. Perhaps its most notorious inmates were several pirates who had served under Blackbeard and were captured with him in 1718. Self-guided exploration of the cells where prisoners were held as they awaited trial and punishment.
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George Wythe House
Revolutionary Ideas Started Here
Discover what’s growing in Mr. Prentis’ field.
First Baptist Church Archaeology Site
Site of the Archaeology dig where the original First Baptist Church was located. Weather permitting.
Open to the Public