Priceless Gem Tour at UNC: Black & Blue

  • UNC Visitors' Center 250 East Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States

Priceless Gem Tours

Fridays at 3 pm

Tours begin at UNC Visitors’ Center and can take 1  to  1.5 hours
TO RESERVE A SPACE,
please email mjfox@unc.edu
Please call for questions and in case of inclement weather 919-962-1630

April 8           Black and Blue Tour
A distinctive walking tour on the African-American history of the University, with emphasis on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Black and Blue tour hopes to contribute to a real understanding of our African American past as we build a better Carolina and work to create a fuller perspective on our University’s history. Our guide, Robert Porter, has over thirty years of experience as a lecturer for UNC’s department of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies, winning numerous teaching awards. He remains passionate about his interests in history, public history, and African-American history, all of which go back to his grade school days.

April 15         AIC Presents the Native Narrative

April 22         Anecdotes about Carolina’s Campus: Stories Behind the Asphalt, Mortar, and Steel:Freddie Kiger is a master storyteller and writer. He is considered to be one of the foremost Civil War historians in the country. He is also an ESPN statistician, teacher, sports researcher, and producer. He teaches Civil War classes through the UNC General Alumni Association. His tour experience will entertain, enlighten, educate and expand your knowledge of Carolina personalities and places.

Wednesday, April 27 LDOC (Last Day of Classes) 
Join the campus around the Old Well around 5 pm for the Clef Hangers to sing & close out the semester

April 29         TBA

May 6             Carolina’s Traditions, Legends and Landmarks with UNC Visitors’ Center