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Durham, North Carolina

  • Maplewood Cemetery

    Dating to 1869, soldiers and war veterans, tobacco magnates and community leaders rest here. Six Italian marble figures surround Carr family plot. Many gravesites marked with Victorian funeral art. ...
    Maplewood Cemetery
  • Geer Cemetery

    Founded in 1876 as the first cemetery for African-Americans in Durham. Margaret Faucette, founder of White Rock Baptist Church, and Edian Markham, founder of St. Joseph's AME church and organizer of ...
    Geer Cemetery
  • Beechwood Cemetery

    Contains graves of many of Durham's African American business and community leaders, including John Merrick, founder of North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, and C.C. Spaulding, General Manage...
    Beechwood Cemetery

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Art Craft Framing Company

Custom framing. Specializes in custom archival &

Durham, NC Arts

Amtrak Station - Durham

This full service station includes Amtrak ticket agent on duty, walk-up ticket window sales, free parking and checked baggage. Station open daily 7a.m. to 9p.m. Daily trains include: 73, 74 (Raleigh to Charlotte) and 79, 80 (New York to Charlotte).

Durham, NC Other Attractions


Picture It, Inc.

Art gallery and frame shop featuring works by Durham artists.

Durham, NC Other Attractions

Things to do near Durham, NC

Meadow Christmas Lights

Beginning the Friday night before Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season, drive through the bright lights displaying ...

The Mad Hatter's Bake Shop

Cafes, Delis and Sandwiches ...

James E. Shepard Memorial Library

Repository for federal documents, maps and microfilm. Treasure Room houses many primary materials on African-American life a...