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Ninth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Lindley Park

NC, United States

Preservation Greensboro’s Ninth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will feature vintage homes in the Lindley Park neighborhood during National Historic Preservation Month of May. Vintage homes in the Lindley Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders on the weekend of May 18-19, 2019. The tour will highlight early twentieth century architecture…

Ninth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Lindley Park

NC, United States

Preservation Greensboro’s Ninth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will feature vintage homes in the Lindley Park neighborhood during National Historic Preservation Month of May. Vintage homes in the Lindley Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders on the weekend of May 18-19, 2019. The tour will highlight early twentieth century architecture…

10th Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Virtual Edition – Reveal Date!

NC, United States

Updated 10 August 2020!  The Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens is one of our favorite fundraising events every year, and we didn't want to cancel it due to COVID-19.  So, we are thinking outside-the-box and going virtual!  On August 29th we will reveal details on how the tour will be accessible online from your…

11th Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: COLLEGE HILL!

Virtual NC

The Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens is one of our favorite fundraising events each year, and we won't dare cancel it due to COVID-19! So, like last year...we are going virtual! The tour will go live on our website for a two-week window, from May 15th through May 31st. Tour videos include detailed 7-minute…

Walking Wednesdays Tour of the North Carolina A&T State University Campus

Greensboro Four 266 University Circle, Greensboro, NC, United States

North Carolina A&T State University is the largest historically black college or university in the United States. Founded by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1891, it is one of only two in the state to be established under the provisions of the Morrill Land-Grant Act, and the first for people of color. It is…

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The Oldest Streets of Dunleath

Explore Hendrix, Chestnut, and Percy streets, containing the oldest houses in the Summit Avenue National Register Historic District/Dunleath Neighborhood. Dating to the 1880s, these earliest houses were built north of Dunleath Plantation, and were populated by members of the entrepreneurial Hendrix family. This tour also touches on the Dick Family plantation house site, now used…

Reading The Street – Park Avenue

447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Can you read a street? What do materials and architectural styles tell us about the history of a neighborhood such as the Summit Avenue National Register Historic District? Are these topics important? This NEW TOUR explores Park Avenue in the neighborhood now known as Dunleath. Designated a local historic district in 1984 and a National…

Historic Summit Avenue Neighborhood

Traces of nineteenth-century history linger on the edges of the Summit Avenue neighborhood (recently renamed Dunleath), but the greatest architectural legacy dates from the early twentieth-century. In 1898, industrialist siblings Ceasar and Moses Cone constructed a “magnificent boulevard” to ease transportation between their mills and the city center. Named “Summit Avenue” for its destination to…

Twelfth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Dunleath

447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Join Us in Celebrating National Preservation Month! Preservation Greensboro’s Twelfth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will feature vintage homes in the Dunleath neighborhood during May, National Historic Preservation Month. “We are excited to focus on the history, architecture, and gardens of this classic Greensboro neighborhood,” says Benjamin Briggs, executive director of Preservation Greensboro.…

Historic Summit Avenue Neighborhood

Traces of nineteenth-century history linger on the edges of the Summit Avenue neighborhood (recently renamed Dunleath), but the greatest architectural legacy dates from the early twentieth-century. In 1898, industrialist siblings Ceasar and Moses Cone constructed a “magnificent boulevard” to ease transportation between their mills and the city center. Named “Summit Avenue” for its destination to…

Thirteenth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Westerwood

447 West Washington Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Join Us in Celebrating National Preservation Month! Preservation Greensboro’s Thirteenth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will showcase the vintage homes of the Westerwood neighborhood during May, National Historic Preservation Month. Event is Saturday, May 20, 11am-4pm, and Sunday May 21, 1pm-5pm. Tour Magazines will be available at Tour Headquarters (1003 Hampton Street) and…

Fourteenth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Sunset Hills

Join Us in Celebrating National Preservation Month! Preservation Greensboro’s Fourteenth Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens will celebrate Sunset Hills in its centennial year by opening vintage homes throughout the neighborhood during May, National Historic Preservation Month. The event takes place May 18th, 11am-4pm, and May 19th, 1 pm-5pm. Tour magazines with maps and…