Category: News

Hop in the Durham DeLorean: Out Today, Out to Stay

Triangle Lesbian and Gay Pride March named “Out Today, Out to Stay”, June 28th, 1986. Courtesy of NC Collections, Durham County Library. In preparation for the upcoming, nostalgia-inducing exhibit, Stranger Times, we are bringing you several stories throughout June of some of Durham’s greatest 1980s events. For some, these stories… Read More

Happy Father’s Day from the MoDH

The Museum of Durham History wants to wish all the dads out there a very Happy Father’s Day. We are dedicated to sharing the stories of extraordinary fathers from diverse backgrounds, eras, and walks of life. Right now, a remarkable father figure is currently featured at the MoDH, Floyd… Read More

Celebrating Juneteenth 2023

“In recent years, a growing number of communities, including Durham, are recognizing the significance of Juneteenth, the effective end of slavery in our country. Signed into law on January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation granted freedom to all enslaved people in the Confederacy. But this freedom did not reach all Confederate… Read More

It’s Field Trip Season at MoDH!

This past week, we welcomed school visits from both Carrington Middle School and Glenn Elementary School. Thankfully, the rain held off, so the roughly 200 students who visited enjoyed plenty of sidewalk chalk, history talks about brick buildings in Durham, and making their own commemorative bricks! A huge thanks to… Read More

A Look Back Over The Past (Almost) 10 Years

In early celebration of our anniversary this coming October, we wanted to share some of the highlights from the Museum of Durham History over the past (almost) 10 years. This photo album would not be possible without YOU and your continued support of our staff, mission, and programming. Make sure… Read More

MoDH Talks Around Town

The Museum of Durham History fulfills a number of community requests on a regular basis. In addition to hosting and visiting numerous school groups, community organizations and public & private entities who seek in-person guided tours, we also look forward to offsite talks all over Durham. To celebrate Women’s History… Read More

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