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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 Place: Pauli Murray and West End Walking Tour

Pauli's Place Tour is a 1-hour long walk into Pauli and her Fitzgerald family history in Durham's West End Neighborhood. Meet some of the people and places that shaped poet, writer, activist, l…


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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