Durham Civil Rights History Tour and Lunch

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Date(s) - 03/02/19
9:45 am - 1:30 pm


Please join the North Carolina chapter on Saturday March 2nd for a guided tour by the Preservation Durham Society, followed by lunch at the Greer Street Diner. The 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), and the Kress and Woolworth buildings, sites of sit-in protests. Learn about the contributions of ordinary Durham residents to the struggle.

The tour will last about 75 minutes followed by lunch at Geer Street Garden.

Cost for tour + lunch:

Current Fulbright students and faculty: No cost

Fulbright Association members: $10 (This is one-half the total cost offered to FBA members)

Guests: ($10 (tour) + $10 (lunch)

The event is limited to 18 participants and YOU MUST REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE! Deadline to respond is midnight on Saturday, February 16, 2019. RSVP to Eric Vance (aspenlf@aol.com). 

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