Gas stations represent some of Durham’s most endangered but least recognized historic structures.
On June 23, 1957, Rev. Douglas Moore of Durham’s Asbury Temple Methodist Church led seven African-American students, five of whom are pictured here, into the segregated Royal Ice Cream Parlor.
Spread throughout 84 acres in North Durham, The Museum of Life and Science is one of North Carolina’s top visitor features, and for good reason. Perfect for young minds, the interactive park includes a science center with hands-on exhibits, one of the largest butterfly conservatories in the world, and beautifully landscaped outdoor exhibits. There’s room to roam, explore, discover and yes, even learn.
Maplewood Cemetery was established in 1872 by the $1,500 purchase of a large, empty field to the west of the city limits, presently at the intersection of Kent Street and Duke University Road.
This week, the first corn of the summer has come into season at the Durham Farmers’ Market!