Bennett Place (Durham County)
Farmhouse where Confederate General Johnston signed surrender papers to Union General Sherman.
Center for Documentary Studies
Photography exhibits, film screenings
Primary sources on late 19th century Durham.
Durham Historic Photographic Archives (Durham County Library)
More than 1,400 images concerning the history of Durham from 1860 to 1975. Available online to search or browse.
Durham History: Bibliography
Reference resource of Duke University Libraries
Genealogical Research in North Carolina
A service of the State Library of North Carolina
North Carolina Collection (Durham County Library)
This collection focuses primarily on Durham City and County, but also includes more general North Carolina resources. Topics covered: genealogy, local history, NC fiction--in books, manuscripts, newspapers and photos.
North Carolina Museum of History (Raleigh)
St. Joseph's Historic Foundation/Hayti Heritage Center
African-American cultural center
The remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South provide insight into life at that time for landowners and slaves.
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