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. Free.
During America’s period of segregation, the Magnolia House Motel accommodated traveling African Americans who were not allowed to share the same facilities as Caucasians. The property was recognized as a highly recommended place to stay in six editions of The Green Book. The Magnolia House hosted many famous guests over the years including Ray Charles,…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
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. The park conducts special ceremonies to commemorate Memorial and Veterans’ Day every year. Funding for the…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
Located in the former F.W. Woolworth five-and-dime store at 134 S. Elm St., this must-see vital piece of history takes you on a journey into the Greensboro Sit-In protests and American Civil Rights History with vivid photography, artifacts, video reenactments, and interactive galleries. It was here that 63 years ago, four teenage NC A&T State…Read more