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Walk This Way! with Preservation Chapel Hill: West End & Northside Community

  • Hargraves Community Center 216 N Roberson St Chapel Hill, NC, 27516 United States (map)


West End and Northside Community

Starts at the Hargraves Recreation Center

Between Chapel Hill and Carrboro, African Americans created a large community during Reconstruction. The community was home to many successful educators, entrepreneurs, and leaders. During the Civil Rights Movement, this community played an important role in the desegregation of Chapel Hill.

All walking tours are $5 (sales tax included) per person and  last approximately 60 to 90 minutes. 

Please dress appropriately for the weather and uneven ground. If it is raining at a tour's scheduled start time, it will be cancelled. 

Reservations are not required. If you would like to schedule a tour please contact us at 919-942-7818 or

Later Event: August 24
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