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Insider Tour of UNC's Historic Campus

Insider Tour of UNC's Historic Campus

Duration:1.5 hours total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I've been a professor at UNC-Chapel Hill since 2000 and have loved giving personal tours of the historic campus to visitors, history buffs, and prospective students. As a specialist in American literature and culture, I am passionate about the rich history of the University, which was founded just two years after the Constitution was written! My connection is personal, too: my great-great-great…
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What we’ll do

Enjoy a private tour of UNC-Chapel Hill's historic campus, guided by an award-winning professor of American literature and culture (who also has historic roots to the campus -- details about this shared on the tour!). We will focus on central campus, beginning with the very first buildings constructed in the 18th century. Stops will include the monuments on McCorkle place, including the iconic Old…

What else you should know

The tour takes 90 minutes and includes about one mile of walking, mainly on flat, paved walkways. We begin at the Old Well. (Please let me know in advance if you have needs re: accessibility.)

What to bring

comfortable walking shoes
bottle of water
weather-appropriate clothes (e.g coat, gloves, umbrella, sunglasses)

Where you'll be

We will visit iconic buildings, sites, and monuments on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. McCorkle Place is the first stop, where the university's oldest, 18th century buildings are located. We will inspect and discuss controversial monuments, including both the site of the toppled Confederate statue "Silent Sam" and the "Unsung Founders" memorial. Stops include historic Wilson Library, Campus Y, Coker Arboretum, and the acclaimed Ackland Art Gallery

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

The tour takes 90 minutes and includes about one mile of walking, mainly on flat, paved walkways. We begin at the Old Well. (Please let me know in advance if you have needs re: accessibility.)
Jane
history walk
Insider Tour of UNC's Historic Campus
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