UPDATED May 17, 2023: The last day for tours for Historic Jarvisburg Colored School will be Saturday, May 20, 2023 due to restoration work being done this spring and summer. Future tour dates will be announced once restoration is complete. Thank you for your patience as we continue to restore this treasured site.
The Historic Jarvisburg Colored School is listed on the National Register of Historic Places due to its black ethnic heritage, architectural features and a rare example of a pre-Rosenwald African American school in North Carolina.
The HJCS Museum, is a historical and cultural link to all of Currituck’s schools for African American children, beginning in 1868 through the 1950’s. The phone number at the Museum is 252-435-2947.
2023 Hours: (See note above for current closure)
Wednesday – 10am to 3pm
Thursday – 10am to 3pm
Saturday – 10am to 3pm
Admission is FREE