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August 2021

Social Equity in History Walking Tour

August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 South Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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$5

For a city of its size in the American South, Greensboro has a remarkable history of social equity that spans more than 100 years. Perhaps those of tolerant Quaker and Jewish faith provided Greensboro's disenfranchised citizens with community allies. In addition, Greensboro also had a strong "youth culture" from its five colleges and universities that fueled fresh perspectives and new ideas to the South. This social equity tour will visit touchstones and turning points among Greensboro's historically marginalized communities, including…

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Dunleath (Summit Avenue) Walking Tour

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Swann Middle School, 811 Cypress Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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$5

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 cotton and denim mills and the city center. Named “Summit Avenue” for its destination to the crossroads community of Brown Summit, the avenue was quickly lined with grand houses with Queen Anne, Romanesque, Neoclassical, and Colonial Revival…

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Revolution Mill and Mill House Walking Tour

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Docks at Revolution Mill, 2005 Yanceyville Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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$5

The Revolution Mill complex represents an important chapter in the development of Greensboro as one of the largest cities in North Carolina. The mill was a keystone of brothers Moses and Ceasar Cone’s textile empire, established in Greensboro after observing opportunity in the rapid expansion of the southern textile industry. Revolution Mill was named for the “revolutionary” idea of manufacturing flannel here in the American South. Today, the massive Revolution Mill complex is in the process of an extensive restoration…

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September 2021

The Monuments at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

September 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$5

Recognition of the 1781 Guilford Courthouse battle site was initiated in 1886, and resulted in the formation of the Guilford Battle Ground Company (est. 1887) that would protect and commemorate the grounds with monuments and memorials. The first monument was erected in 1887 and between 20 and 30 monuments were erected and dedicated to patriots and politicians through 1910. By 1917, when the park was recognized as the Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, the first preserving a site of the…

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