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July 2020

TURNING POINTS IN DURHAM HISTORY – Online

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Durham County Library and Museum of Durham History present a four-part live web series that captures today’s issues, framed in the context of Durham’s history in 50-year increments. The four parts will look at: 1. 1868—1917; 2. 1918—1967; 3. 1968—2019; 4. 2020. Panelists will include local historians and experts on Durham history, hosted by Jim Wise. Viewers may submit questions during the live presentation. Join us by registering at durhamcountylibrary.org or by watching via MoDH’s Facebook Live.   Part…

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Our Community Stories: Walltown – ONLINE

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
CCB Plaza, 201 Corcoran St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join us for the relaunch of our monthly history series. This year, we're starting with a focus on Durham's historically Black neighborhoods. First up: Walltown.  

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TURNING POINTS IN DURHAM HISTORY – Online

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Durham County Library and Museum of Durham History present a four-part live web series that captures today’s issues, framed in the context of Durham’s history in 50-year increments. The four parts will look at: 1. 1868—1917; 2. 1918—1967; 3. 1968—2019; 4. 2020. Panelists will include local historians and experts on Durham history, hosted by Jim Wise. Viewers may submit questions during the live presentation. Join us by registering at durhamcountylibrary.org or by watching via MoDH’s Facebook Live.   Part…

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August 2020

TURNING POINTS IN DURHAM HISTORY – Online

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Durham County Library and Museum of Durham History present a four-part live web series that captures today’s issues, framed in the context of Durham’s history in 50-year increments. The four parts will look at: 1. 1868—1917; 2. 1918—1967; 3. 1968—2019; 4. 2020. Panelists will include local historians and experts on Durham history, hosted by Jim Wise. Viewers may submit questions during the live presentation. Join us by registering at durhamcountylibrary.org or by watching via MoDH’s Facebook Live.   Part…

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TURNING POINTS IN DURHAM HISTORY – Online

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 11, 2020

Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Durham County Library and Museum of Durham History present a four-part live web series that captures today’s issues, framed in the context of Durham’s history in 50-year increments. The four parts will look at: 1. 1868—1917; 2. 1918—1967; 3. 1968—2019; 4. 2020. Panelists will include local historians and experts on Durham history, hosted by Jim Wise. Viewers may submit questions during the live presentation. Join us by registering at durhamcountylibrary.org or by watching via MoDH’s Facebook Live.   Part…

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September 2020

Votes for Suffrage: 100 Years of Women in Durham Politics- exhibit opening event

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Museum of Durham History, 500 W. Main St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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This year marks the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, giving women in the United States the right to vote. The Museum of Durham History would like to say congratulations and commemorate this anniversary with our new exhibit "Votes for Suffrage: 100 Years of Women in Durham Politics," opening online Sept. 18, 2020, 6-8PM. Guest speakers Rep. Vernetta Alston, County Commissioner Ellen Reckhow, and City Council Member DeDreana Freeman will give remarks remotely at the virtual opening event,…

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October 2020

Halloween Maplewood Cemetery Tour

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 18, 2020 at 10:00 am

815 Kent Street, Durham, NC 27707, 815 Kent Street
Durham, NC 27701
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Free – $15.06

Beat cabin fever and celebrate Halloween! Take an Historic Maplewood Cemetery Tour.  Celebrate Durham history and Halloween with a guided tour of Durham’s famous Old Maplewood Cemetery. Preservation Durham tour guides will take small groups around the cemetery pausing here and there to tell stories of triumph and tragedy, joy and sorrow, wealth and poverty, lives long and short. Because it is Halloween, we will spice the tours up with tales of death from war, disease, murder, and dreadful accidents.…

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Halloween Maplewood Cemetery Tour

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 18, 2020 at 10:00 am

815 Kent Street, Durham, NC 27707, 815 Kent Street
Durham, NC 27701
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Free – $15.06

Beat cabin fever and celebrate Halloween! Take an Historic Maplewood Cemetery Tour.  Celebrate Durham history and Halloween with a guided tour of Durham’s famous Old Maplewood Cemetery. Preservation Durham tour guides will take small groups around the cemetery pausing here and there to tell stories of triumph and tragedy, joy and sorrow, wealth and poverty, lives long and short. Because it is Halloween, we will spice the tours up with tales of death from war, disease, murder, and dreadful accidents.…

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Halloween Maplewood Cemetery Tour

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 18, 2020 at 10:00 am

815 Kent Street, Durham, NC 27707, 815 Kent Street
Durham, NC 27701
+ Google Map
Free – $15.06

Beat cabin fever and celebrate Halloween! Take an Historic Maplewood Cemetery Tour.  Celebrate Durham history and Halloween with a guided tour of Durham’s famous Old Maplewood Cemetery. Preservation Durham tour guides will take small groups around the cemetery pausing here and there to tell stories of triumph and tragedy, joy and sorrow, wealth and poverty, lives long and short. Because it is Halloween, we will spice the tours up with tales of death from war, disease, murder, and dreadful accidents.…

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Halloween Maplewood Cemetery Tour

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 17, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on October 18, 2020 at 10:00 am

815 Kent Street, Durham, NC 27707, 815 Kent Street
Durham, NC 27701
+ Google Map
Free – $15.06

Beat cabin fever and celebrate Halloween! Take an Historic Maplewood Cemetery Tour.  Celebrate Durham history and Halloween with a guided tour of Durham’s famous Old Maplewood Cemetery. Preservation Durham tour guides will take small groups around the cemetery pausing here and there to tell stories of triumph and tragedy, joy and sorrow, wealth and poverty, lives long and short. Because it is Halloween, we will spice the tours up with tales of death from war, disease, murder, and dreadful accidents.…

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