Historic Bath Bonner House hosts clean-up day this weekend

Published 6:56 pm Friday, September 29, 2017

Hear ye! Hear ye! Historic Bath State Site needs volunteers for a Bonner House clean-up day. A sense of humor, strong bodies and a willing spirit can help preserve this historic jewel today (Saturday) from 8 a.m. until noon. The much-needed tender loving care will help this treasure remain safe and attractive. Work needing to be done around the Bonner House, the yard, Kitchen, fence and garden will be focus of this day. Volunteers are not required to stay all day, and any amount of time and any age of volunteer is welcome.

Historic Bath became North Carolina’s first town and was incorporated in 1705. It was the colony’s first port of entry and was home to North Carolina’s first public library. The Visitor Center is located at 207 Carteret St. The site is open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about special events, tours, weddings and parties, please call 252-923-3971. Tickets are $2 for adults, $1 for students and apply separately for the Bonner and Palmer-Marsh Houses. Historic Bath is within the Division of State Historic Sites of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.