Historic Jarvisburg Colored School

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.



Admission is FREE

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7300 Caratoke Highway, Jarvisburg, NC 27947