In Plain Sight: Reflections Past and Actions Present in Durham's Geer Cemetery
The Friends of Geer Cemetery are proud to introduce In Plain Sight— an outdoor educational exhibit in Durham’s historic African American burial ground.
In Plain Sight is a journey through the history of Durham and the cemetery itself, the result of a collaborative effort with local students, scholars, volunteers, and descendants of those laid to rest here.
The exhibit is open to self-guided tours during daylight hours. Please visit DurhamInPlainSight.com to learn more and to register for special programs.
A variety of virtual and in-person events will also be provided, including:
Virtual Opening - January 23 | 11 a.m.
Small-Group Guided Tours- January 30, February 13, February 27 | 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
Virtual Tour & Public Conversation February 3 | 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Panel Discussion February 20 | 11 a.m. with Vanessa Hines (Chair, Durham Racial Equity Task Force, William Sturkey (Assistant Professor of History at UNC), Angela Thorpe ( Director, NC African American Heritage Commission) & Andre Vann (Archivist, Historian, NCCU).