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 outside of the building has been recently restored and a full interior restoration has been completed.
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.
The HJCS Museum is currently closed for the season. We anticipate re-opening in early February 2021. Please call 252-435-2947 for up to date information. We hope to see you in 2021.
Wednesday – 10am to 3pm
Thursday – 10am to 3pm
Saturday – 10am to 3pm
Admission is FREE
Due to COVID-19, masks are required to visit the museum until further notice.