Edgecombe Tourism, NC

pin-icon 500 Main St Tarboro, NC 27886

Mount Pleasant

Mount Prospect
(also known as the Exum Lewis House) 
Jct. of SR 1409 and SR 1428, Leggett

 Was a historic plantation house located near Leggett, Edgecombe County, North Carolina. It was built about 1772, and was a two-story, five bay, Late Georgian style frame dwelling. It had a Quaker Plan; two-story, 19th century addition; and a one-story hip roofed front porch. Also on the property are the contributing family cemetery, a smokehouse, barn, brick dairy, and office. The house burned and was torn down in 1976.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.