Local Students Honor Durham’s Civil Rights Movement

In November, 11th- and 12th-grade students from Voyager Academy visited the museum to record oral history projects in our Story Room. The students conducted interviews with Durhamites and their experiences during the Civil Rights era. These intriguing interviews provide a diverse range of perspectives! MoDH volunteer and Duke U. student Shauna … Read More

Celebrate Black History Month 2018

Looking for ways to commemorate and reflect on the history and culture of the African American community? Check out one of these great events taking place around Durham throughout the month of February. Lecture – “History of the Civil Rights Movement” February 12, 2018 North Carolina Central … Read More

A Message from the MoDH

Human history is more than a lifeless list of dates and events. It is the story of people. The Museum of Durham History uses such stories to foster curiosity, encourage further inquiry and promote an understanding about diverse perspectives about the Durham community. To be responsible, a museum must include … Read More

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