Development of the Gateway to Freedom Heritage Designation

North Carolina's Eastern Economic Development Corporation
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

This grant will support a collaborative effort by three economic development regions in eastern NC to develop a strategic plan for promoting NC’s Hwy 17 corridor as a tourism destination and to pursue a Federal Heritage Designation for the region. The project will also develop a database of sites in the region that can also be used in other tourism-related efforts.

Mr. Vann R. Rogerson 1020 Red Banks Road, Suite 150 Greenville, North Carolina 27858 252-792-4937
Areas Served:
Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Nash, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Wayne, Wilson, Beaufort, Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Martin, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington

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