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African Americans Building Fayetteville

  • Presented By: Fayetteville History Museum
  • Dates: January 4, 2022 - January 28, 2022
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Fayetteville History Museum
  • Address: 325 Franklin Street , Fayetteville, NC 28301
  • Time: Regular Museum Hours
  • Price: Free
  • (910) 433-1457
  • Overview

    This exhibition reveals the extraordinary work of some prominent Black architects and builders in Fayetteville. The period of significance spans the Antebellum period through the early 20th century. The purpose of this exhibit is not only to educate but to awaken interest in the preservation of surviving structures attributed to Black artisans. The work of Black builders represents an important tangible link to the past and speaks to the many contributions of these talented artisans. Their hard work and craftsmanship have given Fayetteville some of its most treasured landmarks, many of which are still in use today.

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