Come face to face with Eden’s history. You can discover yesteryear along the back roads and riverbanks, as well as in the splendid architecture of some of the older homes, mills and bridges.

Civil War Trail

North Carolina’s storied history comes to life when you follow the Civil War Trail that runs through Eden. Learn more about the events that unfolded in our backyard by following the interpretive signs that mark each site.

Eden Museum

From prehistoric times to the consolidation of Leaksville, Spray and Draper, the Eden Museum allows you to explore history through intriguing, artistic displays. 

Eden's Heritage Tour

Four historical districts make up the heart of our town. With over 250 years of history since William Byrd II claimed “The Land of Eden” in 1728, there’s so much to discover.

Genealogy Information

Ever wonder about your family history? Eden’s Madison/Mayodan Library can help with its free genealogical research service.

Music Heritage

This town knows how to jam! Eden’s musical heritage runs deep as home to one of the most famous banjoists, Charlie Poole. His legend lives on today through many musical celebrations, festivals and weekly live bluegrass concerts.

Historical Building Marker Program

This new program is an exciting new part of Eden’s efforts to preserve and restore the beautiful historic buildings and landmarks that make our town so special.