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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

Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Fifty-five acres of landscaped and woodland gardens features more than 2,000 kinds of plants, five miles of walks and pathways with bridges, courts, lawns, waterfalls, ponds and pavilions. Includes Blomquist Garden of Native Plants and Asiatic Arboretum.

Durham, NC Gardens



Things to do near Durham, NC

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Raleigh's most luxurious hotel is located in the heart of downtown and is within walking distance of numerous restaurants, sh...

O'Charley's

Come to O'Charley's for hand-cut steaks, tender chicken, fresh seafood and much more. O'Charley's - we're nice folks with a f...

Livestock Players Musical Theatre/ Greensboro Children'sTheatre

City Arts Drama Center sponsors five performing arts groups: Greensboro Children?s Theatre (grades 4-9), Livestock Players Yo...

Rock-Ola Cafe

Ribs, fresh hand-cut steaks, hand-pressed burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads and a variety of desserts. Open Monday-Sunday fo...

Thomasville Tourism Commision and Visitor's Center

Housed in 1870 Passenger Depot ...