An art gallery that provides rotational exhibitions, gallery talks and artist forums. Local, regional, national and international professional and emerging artists are showcased through group and solo exhibitions each year. The gift shop offers an array of African American prints. FREE.
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.
An annual event to mark the anniversary of the 1781 Revolutionary War Battle of Guilford Courthouse. The event features various programs including a lecture series, a commemorative observance, military encampments, music, and more! Call 336-288-1776 or 336-545-5315 for details.
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
A walking ghost and history tour through the streets of downtown Greensboro. within 90 minutes, listen to the stories of local haunts, and see where some of Greensboro’s departed inhabitants still linger. If seeing is believing, come and see for yourself. Reservations are required and can be made via the company’s website or by phone.…Read more
Located in the former F.W. Woolworth retail store at 134 S. Elm St., this must-see vital piece of history takes you on a journey into American Civil Rights History with vivid photography, artifacts, video reenactments, and interactive galleries. It was here that over 50 years ago, four teenage NC A&T State University students, know as…Read more
Marvel at the operation of HO and N scale trains and equipment as they navigate large layouts. Railroad memorabilia, including the bell from the Wreck of the Old ’97, is on exhibit. Operated by the Carolina Model Railroaders, Inc.
The Greensboro History Museum Museum shares local culture and the city’s significant role in American history, from the Battle of Guilford Courthouse in 1781, to the 1960 Greensboro Sit-Ins, the unforgettable events of September 11, 2011, and much more. Twelve galleries feature the award-winning “Voices of a City” exhibition, the Murphy Confederate firearms collection, First…Read more
The Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum interprets the life and work of Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown – a prominent educator, advocate for social justice – and her school, Palmer Memorial Institute. The site is the location of the former Palmer Memorial Institute, an African American preparatory school established by Brown in 1902. Visitors can explore the…Read more
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.