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Pauli Murray House

  • 906 Carroll St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Primary: (919) 796-1728

Childhood home of Pauli Murray, a civil rights activist and the first African-American woman to be ordained as an Episcopal priest. It was built by her grandfather, Robert Fitzgerald, a Civil War veteran who came south to teach emancipated African Americans. Murray worked throughout her life to fight racial, gender, and sexual discrimination, and the site is the future home of The Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice.

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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604