The Durham Herald: This Week in Durham History

Aug. 03, 2013 @ 12:49 PM

This Week in Durham History

With the involvement of six hospitals in Durham and Raleigh, business leaders including George Watts Hill and Dr. W. C. Davison, first dean of Duke's School of Medicine, organized the Hospital Care Association.


Jul. 13, 2013 @ 10:54 AM

This Week in Durham History

Civil rights activist Ann Atwater and Ku Klux Klansman C. P. Ellis led two weeks of community meetings focusing on ways to facilitate school integration without violence.


Jun. 08, 2013 @ 11:37 AM

This Week in Durham History

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.