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Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

posted on June 20, 2017 by C L

Honoring the site of the March 15, 1781 Battle of Guilford Courthouse. Visitors can view informational outdoor exhibits and monuments. Indoor activities include a 30-minute live-action film (shown on the hour); an animated battle map program, and Revolutionary War museum exhibits. Reservations required for large groups.

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

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.

Greensboro History Museum

posted on September 19, 2017 by Greensboro CVB

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

International Civil Rights Center & Museum/Sit-In-Movement, Inc.

posted on August 17, 2017 by Greensboro CVB

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

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

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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