Celebrating Durham and 150 Years of Innovation
Durham’s sesquicentennial, a yearlong celebration of the City of Durham’s 150th anniversary of incorporation in 2019, encourages Durhamites and visitors to explore themes of history and education, innovation and entrepreneurship, social equity and robust democracy, as well as arts and leisure.
The year of celebration is supported by the City of Durham, Discover Durham, the Museum of Durham History, as well as the generous contributions of Durham residents, businesses, and organizations.
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Celebrate 150 years of history and innovation at the Durham 150 Closing Ceremony presented by Duke University and Duke Health on November 2 at DPAC. The one-time-only, culminating event of Durham 150 will dynamically showcase people and places from Durham’s history and include a debut performance of a new Durham anthem. Join us as we honor 29 Durham changemakers and dream about our future. Get in on the action: visit durham150.org/tickets.