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October 2019

Walk/anda

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
CCB Plaza, 201 Corcoran St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join this place-keeping experience of Black Wall Street and Downtown Durham in order to decolonize the built environment and claim sites of memory, struggle, and celebration as liberated afrofuturist spaces. Design your movements thru space, uncover local history, and make an impact on the physical and psychological landscape. Earn points and win prizes for questioning, designing, powersharing and radical welcome!

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November 2019

Tobacco Heritage Walking Tour

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Preservation Durham offers free walking and bike tours that introduce downtown Durham’s history and architecture. All tours depart and return to the Durham Farmers’ Market at 501 Foster Street. Meet on the grassy area across from the entrance to the Farmer’s Market. Look for a sign on the grass. Preservation Durham’s enthusiastic and well-informed volunteer tour guides will lead you through the history of the tobacco industry as they tell many tales from Durham’s past, using oral histories and photographs…

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Durham Civil Rights Walking Tour

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 16, 2019

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Explore Durham’s Civil Rights Legacy with PD’s walking tour. This exciting tour focuses on many of the sites in downtown Durham that were important during the 1950s and 60s Civil Rights movement, including the Durham County Courthouse, the Arts Center (originally Durham High School and later City Hall), the Kress and Woolworth buildings, sites of sit-in protests and the “Confronting Change” exhibit at the Carolina Theatre. Learn about the contributions of ordinary Durham residents to the struggle for equality as…

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Tapestry Tours

November 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 29, 2019

Durham, NC 27701 United States + Google Map

Starts at the Major The Bull statue and last about an hour. 2-3 original poems about Durham's many threads of diversity on each tour.

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Durham Architecture & the Urban Landscape Walking Tour

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 23, 2019

Durham, NC 27701 United States + Google Map

Historic Preservation Society of Durham volunteers lead a 90 minute tour through downtown highlighting the many architectural styles popular in the 20th century. WALKING TOURS AND THE WEATHER Walking tours may be cancelled on short notice due to extreme heat or inclement weather. Walking Tours will be shortened to one hour on days when the temperature is above 90° or below 50°. Please take the weather into account when planning to join a tour. In hot weather, wear a hat…

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