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
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
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 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
Located within Barber Park Event Center. The Tribute to Women is the first stand-alone exhibit in North Carolina and one of only a handful of similar exhibits in the country that exclusively honor the contributions and achievements of women. It was created with a donation of the estate of Ruth Wicker, a local resident.
Enjoy some time with us on this comprehensive history tour aboard a classy, sassy, and comfortable Trolley. Whether you were raised in Greensboro or are visiting from afar, or even just passing through, this is a great way to see the sights and hear the tales through decades of popular landmarks, architecture, and history galore!…Read more