A MoDH One of a Kind!

Thanks to you the Museum of Durham History can share the stories of Durham’s past and present that make our community unique. Together we have explored subjects like Durham’s soul and jazz heritage and the impact World War I had on Durham; we have learned how baseball cards got their… Read More

Durham: A Self-Portrait 150 Premiere Recep

On Saturday, November 16th, the Museum joined Dr. Steve Channing of Video Dialog Inc. to present the first screening of Durham: A Self-Portrait 150 at the Carolina Theatre as part of programming for Durham 150. Nearly 700 were in attendance of the premiere and enjoyed remarks from the Museum’s Executive… Read More

Thank you Mitch Tuchman!

The Museum of Durham History’s Board of Directors is made up of many dedicated members from Durham’s community who graciously volunteer their time and provide their diverse professional skills to benefit the Museum’s operations. The Museum staff wants to give a special thanks to long-time board member Mitch Tuchman… Read More

Supporters of Durham 150: Issue #20

Welcome to the Supporters of Durham 150 newsletter, designed to keep those interested in Durham’s sesquicentennial updated on all the planning activities surrounding the yearlong commemoration.   Review of the Closing Ceremony Wow! We are still reveling after the Durham 150 Closing Ceremony that took place at DPAC on Saturday,… Read More

Durham 150 Closing Ceremony

The Durham 150 Closing Ceremony was a night we will not soon forget! Museum staff was on hand with our Story Kiosk asking attendees to share their favorite memories from Durham 150. Check out our YouTube channel to see their stories! The audience travelled through Durham’s history thanks… Read More

Supporters of Durham 150: Issue #19

Welcome to the Supporters of Durham 150 newsletter, designed to keep those interested in Durham’s sesquicentennial updated on all the planning activities surrounding the yearlong commemoration. Closing Ceremony Countdown The excitement surrounding the Durham 150 Closing Ceremony Presented by Duke University and Duke Health at DPAC is at an all-time… Read More

Supporters of Durham 150: Issue #18

Welcome to the Supporters of Durham 150 newsletter, designed to keep those interested in Durham’s sesquicentennial updated on all the planning activities surrounding the yearlong commemoration. A Full Moon and a Self Portrait Since our last email, two new exciting Durham 150-tied projects were announced, setting the stage for November… Read More

Constitution Day Program

On September 17th, the Museum hosted students from Voyager Academy and the Daughters of the American Revolution Durham chapter honored the 1787 signing of the United State Constitution. Students commemorated the signing of the Constitution with a bell ringing and singing of the national anthem. Councilman Charlie Reese made a… Read More

Guest Blog Post from Rodrigo Dorfman

Twenty years ago, I was invited by Mark Schultz, who was then an Editor at the Durham Herald-Sun, to contribute my opinions to a weekly bilingual section of the Friday edition called Nuestro Pueblo. Nuestro Pueblo was a natural extension of the Nuevas Caras/Nuevas Voces series chronicling the early impact of the arrival of the Latino… Read More

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