Eagle Tavern (Halifax, North Carolina)

The Eagle Tavern is a historic tavern built in the 1790s in Halifax, Halifax County, North Carolina. The tavern (known as the "Eagle Hotel" in the 1820s) served as an overnight stop on February 27, 1825 for the official traveling party during the Visit of the Marquis de Lafayette to the United States.[2] The tavern is demarcated as "E-68" on the North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program.[3] It is a two-story, pedimented, "T"-shaped tripartite frame building. It was moved to its present site in the 1840s.[4]

Eagle Tavern
Eagle Tavern (Halifax, North Carolina) is located in North Carolina
Eagle Tavern (Halifax, North Carolina)
Eagle Tavern (Halifax, North Carolina) is located in the United States
Eagle Tavern (Halifax, North Carolina)
LocationMain St., Halifax, North Carolina
Coordinates36°19′47″N 77°35′20″W / 36.32972°N 77.58889°W / 36.32972; -77.58889Coordinates: 36°19′47″N 77°35′20″W / 36.32972°N 77.58889°W / 36.32972; -77.58889
Arealess than one acre
NRHP reference No.73001349[1]
Added to NRHPApril 24, 1973

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ NCPedia
  3. ^ NC Markers
  4. ^ Survey and Planning Unit Staff (March 1973). "Eagle Tavern" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-12-01.