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Centrally located in Eastern North Carolina, Duplin County is easy to find but hard to forget! Our visitors are drawn here by our deep roots in history, small town charm, and that special Southern-Style hospitality that keeps them coming back. Whether traveling alone, with friends and family or arriving with a group of fellow adventures via a bus tour, the many flavors of Duplin County offer a little something for everyone. While here, you’ll enjoy exploring our collection of quaint small towns.
In the town of Kenansville, enjoy the beautifully restored Greek-revival style architecture of Liberty Hall, the ancestral home of the Kenan Family, one of North Carolina’s and Duplin County’s most prominent families of the day. The historic landmark is filled with fascinating period furnishings and artifacts, including the wedding dress worn by Mary Lily Kenan when she married Henry Flagler in 1901, at what was then known as “the wedding of the century.” While in Kenansville, see the newly curated Cowan Museum of History & Science. You’ll learn about North Carolina’s history in agriculture and take an up-close look at everyday ways of living “back then.”
Duplin County is known for its heritage in agriculture and particularly for our muscadine grapes. Wine enthusiast for over forty years have made Rose Hill’s Duplin Winery a world famous destination. Come enjoy the fun and friendly atmosphere, tastings and tours, and dine at The Bistro before you leave. In Duplin County you can celebrate our wine culture during the North Carolina Muscadine Festival in September.
Downtown Warsaw is home to the longest continuous Veterans Day celebration in the country and the Duplin County Veterans Museum, with unique displays of U.S. military history.
Duplin County has quite a story to tell and we can’t wait to share it with you!