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May 2017

Seventh Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Fisher Park

May 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until May 21, 2017

(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Vintage homes in the Fisher Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders during Preservation Greensboro’s annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens May 20-21. The tour highlights stunning features of early twentieth century architecture. The tour is the flagship fundraiser for Preservation Greensboro.

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Seventh Annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens: Fisher Park

May 21, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until May 21, 2017

(Old) Temple Emanuel, 713 North Greene Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Vintage homes in the Fisher Park neighborhood will open their doors to ticket holders during Preservation Greensboro’s annual Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens May 20-21. The tour highlights stunning features of early twentieth century architecture. The tour is the flagship fundraiser for Preservation Greensboro.

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June 2017

MUSEP – Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park

June 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park, or MUSEP, is celebrating its 38th season of hosting free concerts for the Greensboro community each Sunday June through August. Wally West Little Big Band (Jazz) will be performing AT 6 PM on the June 4th MUSEP Concert at Blandwood.

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Walking Wednesdays Tour of Lindley Park: Rescheduled from May 24

June 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lindley Park Gates, 2700 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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Join us for our twelth season of historic neighborhood walking tours as our History Sherpa Matthew Hintz guides us on an historical and architectural walking tour through the curving streets of Lindley Park - scene of our May 19-20, 2018 Tour of Historic Homes & Gardens! This is a FREE tour.

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UNCG Architectural Walking Tour

June 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro was established in 1891, and the city of Greensboro was selected in a competitive bidding process with other cities including Durham, Graham, Thomasville and Marion. The city won the bid after its citizens approved $30,000 in bonds for its first buildings and R.S. Pullen and R.T. Gray gave land for the 10-acre campus. The Woman's Normal School opened in 1892 with 198 students, 15 faculty, and three departments: commercial, domestic science, and pedagogy (teaching). Over the past 125…

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Restore Explore Connect: Break On Through To The Other Side

June 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Blandwood Carriage House, 400 West McGee Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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One of the most difficult problems in African American Genealogy is convincing newcomers that records of their ancestors do exist and that they can make the connection between freedmen and their enslaved forebears. Lamar DeLoatch of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society will present research tools and strategies that are useful to African American genealogy, and inspirational to genealogists of all specialties.

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Love-A-Loewenstein Party

June 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Willis House, 707 Blair Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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Do you love Mid-Century Modernism? Do you love mod parties? Why not enjoy both at our mod party at the Willis House? The 1965 Willis House is significant due to its retention of character-defining architectural features specified by Greensboro architects Loewenstein-Atkinson. Edward Loewenstein and Robert A. Atkinson Jr. led a firm notable for its promotion of Modernist architecture in North Carolina during the mid-twentieth century. The Willis residence manifests Modernist principles in its long, low form and floor plan dictated…

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Old Greensborough Walking Tour

June 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Green Bean, 341 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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South of the railroad tracks are a variety of shops, galleries, and restaurants that were constructed beginning in the 1870s by Joseph Shields. Named Shieldstown, the street around South Elm Street were lined with brick storefronts sporting ornate iron- and stone-trimmed facades, and elaborate cornices. Today, the neighborhood and adjacent areas are a vibrant mixed-use neighborhood that feature landmark Victorian-Era homes and Neo-Traditional urban design. Learn about the history of this well-preserved section of our city center, parts of which…

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July 2017

UNCG Architectural Walking Tour

July 2, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Vacc Bell Tower, 1100 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC United States
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro was established in 1891, and the city of Greensboro was selected in a competitive bidding process with other cities including Durham, Graham, Thomasville and Marion. The city won the bid after its citizens approved $30,000 in bonds for its first buildings and R.S. Pullen and R.T. Gray gave land for the 10-acre campus. The Woman’s Normal School opened in 1892 with 198 students, 15 faculty, and three departments: commercial, domestic science, and pedagogy (teaching). Over the past 125…

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PGI Office and Blandwood Museum Closed

July 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Blandwood Mansion, 447 West Washington Street
Greensboro, NC 27401 United States
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Blandwood will be closed for tours on Tuesday, July 4th, for Independence Day.

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