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Senator Sam J. Ervin Jr. Library and Museum

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Senator Ervin's Senate Office desk commands the entrance to the museum

At Home with Senator Sam

The replica of the Senator's home library - down to the last detail!

The Ervin Reading Room

Visitors may choose to persuse the Ervin collection in this quiet area

Senator Sam's home office desk

A good place to do some legal thinking

Original Watergate Cartoons

Enjoy a display of original Watergate cartoons - some autographed by the artist

Ready for work!

The desk as it was in the Senator's home office in Morganton

Watergate Collectibles

The Watergate Era spawned many collectibles. Visitors may view our exhibit of this fascinating memorabia.

Book Collection

Part of the vast book collection. Senator Sam was widely read on subjects ranging from history to philosophy

More Collectibles

From T-shirts to toys - what a variety!

The Watergate Hearings Gavel

Senator Sam used this gavel, a gift from the Cherokees, to conduct the Watergate Hearings.

Inside the Library

A bust of Senator Ervin resides in the replica of his home office

Presidential Memorabilia

A fascinating collection of Inaugural invitations, pens used to sign bills into law and other Presidential gifts

Senator Ervin's Senate Office Desk

Ready for the business of the day

The Senator's Home Library

Memorabilia abounds in the Senator's home library

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Senator Sam J. Ervin Jr. Library & Museum, 1001 Burkemont Ave., Morganton, NC 28655   Telephone 828-448-6195
Last modified: 08/19/13 
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