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Millennium Gate

posted on June 20, 2017 by C L

Jim Gallucci and a team of 17 artisans created the 106 icons that comprise this sculpture’s surface. Icons representing great ideas, inventions, events and people that have made a significant difference in the past thousand years complete this interactive and most magnificent sculpture.

Guilford College/ New Garden Heritage Community

posted on July 25, 2019 by Amy Scott

The area known as Guilford College/New Garden became the city’s second Heritage Community by the action of City Council on September 2016. The community extends roughly from Bryan Boulevard on the north to West Market Street on the south and from Westridge Road on the east to I-73 on the west. Settled by Quaker farmers…Read more

Greensboro Cultural Center

posted on June 15, 2018 by Greensboro CVB

The Greensboro Cultural Center is a multipurpose arts facility with (4) modern art galleries, a restaurant, multiple dance studios, pottery studios, podcasting studio, a black box theatre, and the state-of-the-art dance venue, the Van Dyke Performance Space. Events and exhibits rotate frequently with options to host your own meetings and events. Experience the Culture of…Read more

Carolina Field of Honor

posted on September 20, 2017 by Greensboro CVB

The Carolina Field of Honor at Triad Park is a permanent reminder of the sacrifice of our service members, a place to reflect on the freedoms they have secured, and a community’s collective way of showing its heartfelt gratitude. Funding for the memorial was made possible by The War Memorial Foundation.

Blandwood Mansion

posted on August 16, 2017 by Greensboro CVB

Blandwood is one of the America’s great historic homes. Originally constructed in 1795, Blandwood later served as N.C. Governor John Motley Morehead’s home. In 1844, A.J. Davis designed an addition, transforming the farmhouse into an Italianate wonder. All tours are guided by trained docents, who will take you through the restored main building including the…Read more

Van Dyke Performance Space

posted on August 14, 2017 by Amy Scott

This brand new flexible performance and event space is an urban masterpiece, with a capacity of up to 400, based on use and needs.  With advanced technology – even a sprung wood dance floor – this new space will host a variety of events, including dance, theatre, live concerts, lectures, and more.  Set in downtown’s…Read more

Walkway of History

posted on June 20, 2017 by C L

Sidewalk markers chronicle six chapters in local African American history, ranging from the first fugitive slave on the Underground Railroad to the first African American North Carolina State Supreme Court Justice.  

David Oreck Candle Company Factory Outlet

posted on by C L

Visit the home of Oreck Pure Air Candles. Every one of David Oreck’s Pure Air Candles is carefully hand poured in this facility. Shop from Pure Air’s natural soy and vegetable wax candles or reserve a group candle making class for up to 75 people. Call 336-375-1144 to schedule a candle class!

Old Mill of Guilford

posted on by C L

This working grist mill and country store, with the sights and smells of another era, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and offers a gift shop with a variety of stone-ground meals, grits, flour, mixes, pottery, and crafts. Reservations required for large groups. FREE admission.

O. Henry Statues

posted on by C L

This outdoor, three-piece sculpture honors Greensboro’s best known writer, William Sydney Porter (O. Henry). A bronze likeness of the author, a 7- by 14- foot book of his short stories and a statue of his small dog.

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