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Enjoy Saturday on the Farm event at Aycock

June 5, 2014

The Wilson Daily Times, N.C.

June 05--FREMONT -- Saturday, June 14, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace will celebrate North Carolina's 19th century farm heritage during its Saturday on the Farm program. This program will feature vintage farm equipment displayed by the Eastern Carolina Vintage Farm Equipment Club and the Beekeepers of the Neuse, who will share information about beekeeping, have a beehive on display and sell honey and products made from honey and beeswax.

Found off the beaten path, two miles south of Fremont, the Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace historic site features a mid-19th-century farmstead, including a house, kitchen and outbuildings. The house is furnished with pieces from the period. An 1893 one-room schoolhouse moved to the site represents the grassroots educational revival that became statewide after Aycock's election in 1900.

For information, call 919-242-5581 or email To reach the site take U.S. 117 north nine miles from Goldsboro or U.S. 117 south 14 miles from Wilson. Turn right from Goldsboro, or left from Wilson, onto Gov. Aycock Road. The historic site is 1.5 miles on the right.

Gov. Charles B. Aycock Birthplace is part of the Division of State Historic Sites within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources.


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