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White Rock Baptist Church

  • 3400 Fayetteville St
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • Primary: (919) 688-8136
  • Fax: (919) 688-9152

Founded in 1866, this congregation was served for many years by Dr. Augustus Shepard, father of N.C. Central University founder Dr. James E. Shepard. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed its congregation with a history-making civil rights speech following the 1960 Woolworth lunch counter sit-in in Durham.

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  • Free Admission All The Time:
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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