Plymouth's rich history is everywhere. It lines the streets as well as the walls of the Port O' Plymouth Museum. Take the Historic Plymouth Walking Tour and see 25 historic buildings that survived flames of the Civil War. Visit the museum and enjoy some of its fascinating exhibits. Chances are very good that you may catch an enthusiastic local historian willing to share stories and details.
One of Plymouth's greatest assets is the winding, powerful Roanoke River. A Maritime Museum and a replica of the Roanoke River Lighthouse are now open to illustrate Plymouth's maritime history. From displays of boats and the maritime life, to hands-on classes in wooden boat building, residents and tourists alike will find something to enjoy. For more information, visitroanokeriverlighthouse.org
If you're more interested in the present, join the increasing number of visitors who come here to fish, paddle, camp, birdwatch, photograph or just take in the scenery of the beautiful Roanoke and its quiet, blackwater creeks.
From dazzling spring blossoms to bright winter berries, nature provides a colorful background for the music, laughter, and fun of the many festivals and special events here. Plymouth is a four-season beauty of a town with involved citizens, active organizations and an exciting vision for the future. Stop in and visit. We'd love to share it with you!