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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


Paschall's Cafe

Cafes, Delis and Sandwiches

Durham, NC Businesses

North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company - Heritage Museum

Nation's oldest and largest African-American Insurance Company. Twelve stories of steel and glass stand on former site of B.N. Duke's home, Four Acres. Contains pictorial review of the company. Tours can be arranged.

Durham, NC Museums


Things to do near Durham, NC

Verdict Ridge Golf & Country Club

Play one of the hottest new courses in North Carolina. The course offers the feel of playing at the mountains, the coast and...

Country Pride Restaurant

Enjoy the buffet or order from our extensive menu. You'll get plenty to eat and fast, friendly service. Off I-95 Exit 106, Jo...

The Sandwich Shop

Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner ...

Southern Country Inn & Campgrounds

48 rooms, 72 campsites for tents, RVs and trailers. Located in the Daniel Boone Antique Village in Hillsborough. Clean, aff...