Sunset at the Barker House

A Wanderful Woman’s Guide to Edenton, North Carolina

Edenton, North Carolina, is known for its waterfront views, historic architecture and Southern hospitality. Most vacationers, luxuriating in a Victorian B&B or dining on fresh seafood, probably wouldn’t think of it as a hub for women’s empowerment. But this laidback town has a rich heritage of powerful women, dating all the way back to the 1770s.