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.
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
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.
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
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
This Smithsonian Affiliate museum shares Greensboro’s compelling history through diverse collections, engaging exhibits, educational programs and community dialogue. 17,000 square feet of award-winning exhibitions, many with hands-on interactives, highlight stories from precolonial cultures to today’s Gate City. Discover Greensboro’s part in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, and its connection to U.S. history through transportation, textiles,…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 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.
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 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