Edenton High School — Edenton, North Carolina

Posted by DaveSanders | North Carolina | Posted on December 16th, 2009

Edenton, North Carolina seems to consider itself a small town. With a population of around 13,000, maybe they try to maintain the small town feel.

Here’s some Chowan County photos from the book Edenton and Chowan County, North Carolina

Edenton-Chowan County Recreation Department on Facebook

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Reunion Apparel for Edenton High School Edenton High School
Edenton High School started life as the Edenton Graded School. A separate high school building was built on Court St. in 1916 on the grounds of the old Edenton Academy.

In 1934 the Edenton High School football team was undefeated and unscored on, winning the state Class B championship.

Edenton High School was the Class A state football champions in 1954, 1956 and 1957.

Bill Billings, the Edenton High School football coach until 1962, compiled a record of 77-15-3 in his years at Edenton.

The Edenton High School football team also won state championships in 1964, 1965, 1967 and 1969.

If you would like to contribute your memories of Edenton High School, just use the Comments area below. We would like to know more about the history of Edenton High School.

Both of these Edenton Facebook groups/pages are pretty good. Lots of info and active subscribers:
Small town of Edenton
Edenton, North Carolina

One Response to “Edenton High School — Edenton, North Carolina”

  1. Jon Scallion says:

    My sister Jan Scallion, brought FLAG-WAVING to the marching band in 1957. They didn’t have flag waving but did have baton twirling. She never received recognition for efforts. Probably because she was a Yankee. Although you wouldn’t have known it from the way she talked. She picked up the N.C. brough rather quickly. We lived at 100 S.Broad Street next door to the grave yard. Last time I was in Edenton the house was gone. If I remember correctly there was a Bank on that corner. Out of all mytravels I still consider Edenton to be the best place I’ve lived. I many fond memories of those times.

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