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Pauli Murray House

  • 906 Carroll St, Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Primary: (919) 796-1728
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The childhood home of civil rights activist Pauli Murray, who was also the first African-American woman to be ordained as an Episcopal priest. The home was named a National Historic Landmark in 2017. Murray's grandfather, Robert Fitzgerald, a Civil War veteran, built the home in 1898.

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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Pauli's Durham Tour: History of Racial Segregation in the West End

A 75min walk into Durham's history of racial segregation in the West End Neighborhood. Aya Shabu and friends share stories about the significance of Black Civil War soldiers, the Freedman Schools …


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Pauli Murray West End Durham Walking Tour

A 75 minute walking tour of Durham's West End Neighborhood and its history of racial segregation as experienced by Pauli Murray and her Fitzgerald family whose bricks built Durham.


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Pauli's Durham Tour: History of Racial Segregation in the West End

A 75min walk into Durham's history of racial segregation in the West End Neighborhood. Aya Shabu and friends share stories about the significance of Black Civil War soldiers, the Freedman Schools …


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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