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Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour with Tobacco Road Tours
Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour with Tobacco Road Tours
Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour with Tobacco Road Tours
Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour with Tobacco Road Tours
Phone (800) 979-3370
Price $20.00 children - $48.00 adults
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Community History

Historic Durham & Tobacco Empire Tour with Tobacco Road Tours

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 1:00p to 3:30p

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A bit more than a half century younger than Raleigh, Durham, grew around a railroad station established in rural Orange County. In 1849 Dr. Bartlett Durham gave less than four acres to the North Carolina railroad, Durham's station was built and named in his honor. The first post office opened in 1853, but the town was not incorporated until 1869. The new town wanting a stronger voice petitioned the legislature to create Durham County from portions of Orange and Wake Counties.

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