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  • Welcome to Historic Halifax NC

  • Historic courthouse

On April 12, 1776, NC the Fourth Provincial Congress met in Halifax, NC and 83 delegates from across North Carolina unanimously declared that they would partner with any other colonies to declare Independence from Great Britian. The adopted and signed the Halifax Resolves, earning the grand title "First in Freedom"

Each year the Halifax Historic Site celebrates on this day with reenactments, tours and various other celebrations.

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