Salter Path Museum, Inc.


The Salter Path Museum, Inc. was a public non profit organization which promoted  the local visual arts as well as preserve the history of Salter Path, North Carolina .On Friday September 14, 2018, the Salter Path Museum, located at 150 Headen Lane, was severely damaged by flooding and high winds from Hurricane Florence. The museum has been closed and the waterfront building is now For Sale.

On October 21, 2019 a new CAMA Major Permit was issued for the construction of 5 boat slips. See photo below.

The building was built in 1960 as a scallop house and was featured in the book "The Mail Boat" by Karen Amspacher and Joel Hancock, editors. Years later the building was used as real estate office, marina, and finally as a museum..

The cement block building is intact and was not damaged by the hurricane. All the internal walls have been repainted. The building has about 900 square feet divided in two rooms, There are 5 parking spots owned by the property at its entrance.. There is elecrical and water with an Environlet toilet.There are two heating and cooling units as well as a new roof.  The building and propsed docks are located next to a marina with deep water access to the intracoastal waterway. The other commercial property next to this building is Crab Shack which has  enormous traffic volume and devoted customers.

A new riparian survey has been performed in June 2019. The property measures 0.11 acres and its riparian area is marked in the diagram below.

In 2017 the property was appraised for $405,000 and a copy of this formal appraisal is available and be seen below. The property is currently availabale for sale for $250,000 As is Where is.. However, the price will increase as further improvements and permits are acquired.

Chairman of the Board
Salter Path museum, Inc.
Charles S. Zwerling, MD
2709 Medical Office Place
Goldsboro, North Carolina 27534
phone (919) 736-3937
fax (919) 735-3701
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photograph by Charles Zwerling