We Built This Exhibit at Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House Museum

Wilson, NC
Friday, September 1 - Tuesday, October 31

We Built This: Profiles of Black Architects and Builders

Oliver Nestus Freeman Round House Museum (1202 Hines Street SE, Wilson, NC 27893)
September 1, 2023 – October 31, 2023

This traveling exhibit, presented by Preservation North Carolina, highlights the stories of those who constructed and designed many of North Carolina’s most treasured historic sites. Spanning more than three centuries, We Built This provides more than two dozen personal profiles and historic context on key topics including slavery and Reconstruction; the founding of Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Black churches; Jim Crow and segregation; and the rise of Black politicians and professionals.

Open Tuesday – Saturday
10am – 3pm

Admission is FREE.