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Join Us for two Historical Walking Tours

The High Point Museum is sponsoring two walking tours Saturday, June 17.

Local Historian Glenn Chavis will offer a guided walking tour of historic Washington Street. Washington Street was a thriving business and entertainment district for High Point’s black community during the period of segregation. The tour, lasting approximately 90 minutes, begins at 8 am from Changing Tides Cultural Center, 613 Washington Street.

In honor of Juneteenth, join local historian Phyllis Bridges for a historical tour of Oakwood Municipal Cemetery, 512 Steele Street, at 11 am. 
Rediscover historical stories that have gone unearthed for decades of High Point's early Black Settlers. Learn more about former slaves, free people of color, businessmen & women of the past. 

Both tours are free and open to the public. Call the Museum at 336-885-1859 for more information.

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Book Discussion and Book Signing

Saturday, June 17 at 1 pm
Author Joe A. Mobley will be discussing his book “North Carolina Governor Richard Caswell: Founding Father and Revolutionary Hero.” The book is available in the Museum Store and he will sign copies after the presentation.

Tea Time

Saturday, June 17, 10 am to 4 pm
Come and sample colonial teas including imported Chinese tea and herbal teas grown in most colonial gardens. Learn about the importance of tea for colonials and why tea was boycotted during the American Revolution. All ages welcome to this drop-in event.


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