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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Art
Carrboro, North Carolina
Art
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Park
Ayr Mount is a hidden gem located off the Old Indian Trading Path. Home to merchant William Kirkland of Ayr, Scotland, this 1815 house was restored in 1985 to its original splendor. Now furnished with museum quality period pieces including Duncan Phyfe, Charles-Honoré Lannuier and Waterford, plus portraits by Ezra Ames, Jacob Marling and Matthew Jouett.
Durham, North Carolina
Culture, History, Historic House, Military, Park
Here, on April 26, 1865, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston and Union General William T. Sherman met to discuss the surrender terms of what would become the largest surrender of the American Civil War. More than 90,000 Confederate soldiers of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina surrendered.
Durham, North Carolina
Culture, General, History, Military, Park
This simple farmhouse was located between Confederate General Johnston's headquarters in Greensboro and Union General Sherman's headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 1865 the two officers met at the Bennett Place, where they signed surrender papers for southern armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Burwell School is a a historic house museum on two acres in the Historic District of Hillsborough, NC, which was founded in 1754 and laid out in acre lots. The site includes the two-story frame building begun in 1821 and expanded in 1848, which served until that time as the Presbyterian manse as well as a girls' school.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Art, University
Main gallery in student union is l00 feet x 20 feet for changing exhibitions
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Art, History
House Museum located in (ca. l840-l885) Horace Williams House..
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
History
The Smith Center is home to Carolina athletics and the site of the University of North Carolina's home basketball games. A memorabilia room housing artifacts and trophies from Carolina's rich athletic tradition is located on the 2nd floor of the center
Durham, North Carolina
Culture, History, Historic House
The site includes a modern visitors center that features a permanent exhibition entitled "People in Tobacco."
At Duke Homestead, visitors can see the early home, factories, and farm where Washington Duke first grew and processed tobacco. Duke's sons later founded The American Tobacco Company, the largest tobacco company in the world.
Durham, North Carolina
Art
Duke University Museum of Art has assembled since its founding, nationally recognzied collections of Medieval and Renaissance art and one of the largest pre-Columbian collections in the U.S.
Durham, North Carolina
Art
3,600 square foot gallery with 9-l0 exhibits annually.Located in Durham Arts Council Building
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Planetarium, Science
First major planetarium on a university campus and the first Plantarium in the South. NASA training facility for Mercury, Gemini, Apollo and Skylab astronauts.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Botanical Garden, Science
Native plant habitat collection. Public programs and exhibits offered.
Durham, North Carolina
Art
Art museum located on the campus of NC Central University.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Art, Culture, History, Library, Natural History, University
A public service of the North Carolina Collection, the Gallery is located on the second floor of the Louis Round Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Gallery, which opened in December, 1989, is part of a long history at UNC of utilizing museum objects as educational tools.
Durham, North Carolina
Science
Regional science/technology center.
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Cemetery, Children's, Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Natural History
The Orange County Historical Museum is located in downtown Historic Hillsborough, one of the early capital cities of North Carolina. The community is steeped in history, from the early Native Americans, the Occaneechi, to the hanging of the Regulators apprehended during the Battle of Alamance, a prelude engagement to the American Revolution.
Durham, North Carolina
History, Science
A 37l-acre city park along the Eno River.