Directions to the Message of Easter Drama Site


From Raleigh, Rocky Mount, Wilson, or Columbia and the Outer Banks:

Take US 64 to Williamston, then Exit 514 onto US 17 South. 

Travel US 17 South approximately 2.2 miles, cross the bridge over Ready Branch, and turn left onto Mill Inn Road (before the four-lane merges to two).

From there, follow the white & blue event signs approximately 7 miles to the drama site.



From Elizabeth City, Ahoskie, and southeastern Virginia:

Take US 13/17 South to Williamston, then Exit 514 onto US 17 South.

Travel US 17 South approximately 2.2 miles, cross the bridge over Ready Branch, and turn left onto Mill Inn Road (before the four-lane merges to two).

From there, follow the white & blue event signs approximately 7 miles to the drama site.


From New Bern and Wilmington:

Take US 17 North toward Washington. Continue on US 17 North approximately 6 miles out of Washington and turn right onto NC 171 at the Old Ford Church. 

Stay on NC 171 approximately 8 miles until you will turn left onto Piney Grove Church Road (watch for the white & blue event sign).


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For Lodging and Tourism Information


the Message of Easter drama site is located between Williamston and Washington in eastern North Carolina.

Please contact the Martin County Tourism Development Authority in Williamston (about 15 minutes north of the site) at 1-800-776-8566.

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The Washington Tourism Development Authority  (about 25 minutes south of the site) 1-800-546-0162.

Have Questions or Need More Information?

Please call the Drama Information Line at  , contact the  Piney Grove Baptist Church office at , or email us at 

with "Drama Information Request" as the subject line.