130 Summit Ave, Greensboro North Carolina 27401
Traces the development of Guilford County. Exhibits include an extensive military history collection, Dolly Madison and O Henry memorabilia, rare documents, decorative art works and a depiction of the 1960s civil rights movement lunch counter sit-ins. A reconstructed 19th-century Greensboro village displays a doctor's office, drugstore, schoolhouse, and antique fire engine. Other highlights include the 18th-century Christian Isley House and the 19th-century Francis McNairy House. Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 2-5pm; closed city holidays. Free to the public.
Other History nearby:
(Burlington) Alamance Battleground
(Burlington) Alamance County Historical Museum
(Reidsville) Chiqua-Penn Plantation
(Durham) Duke University Chapel
(Winston-Salem) God's Acre
(Greensboro) Greensboro Historical Museum
05/08 Coming to The Greensboro area
John Blue Cotton Festival Laurinburg NC October12-13 Performances on an outdoor stage,vendor area with beautifully displayed crafts, clothing, and artwork, and wonderful food prepared by all of the food vendors.