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Restore Explore Connect: Building Greensboro – Foundations of Our Mid-Century Modern History

Blandwood Carriage House 400 West McGee Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

Eric Woodard, “The Mod Man”, will present "Building Greensboro - Foundations of Our Mid-Century Modern History". Learn how Greensboro blazed a different path during the Civil Rights Era that departed from traditional narratives found throughout the southeastern United States.

Guilford at 250: Civil Rights Era Touchstones


Greensboro’s Civil Rights history is unparalleled in North Carolina. With keystone institutions such as NCA&T, Bennett College, and Dudley High School, Greensboro has (at times) been a national leader in Civil Rights. According to historian William H. Chafe, “In some ways Greensboro simply exemplified national trends; in others, it helped to create them, particularly with…


Guilford at 250: Our Leadership in Civil Rights


Guilford County is unusual in North Carolina, and perhaps the American South for having a treasure trove of Black historic sites that include the acclaimed International Civil Rights Museum and Center, the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum at Palmer Memorial Institute, and the John Coltrane Childhood Home, as well as a significant collection of institutions such…

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…


Walking Wednesdays Tour of East White Oak School

East White Oak School 1801 Tenth Street, Greensboro

The East White Oak School was constructed by the Cone family around 1916 to serve grades 1-5 for children of African American mill workers. It has been on the National Register since 1991 based on Criteria A - through associations with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of our history…