Greensboro Historical Museum

Greensboro Historical Museum

Visit the museum and view a vintage moving picture in the Crystal Theatre, listen in on a conversation at the local Telephone Exchange, or become a pharmacist at the Richardson-Fariss Drugstore. Here, visitors will discover first hand the rich history of the Piedmont area. Visitors can also learn about short story writer O. Henry, First Lady Dolley Madison, the Greensboro Sit-ins, war, work life and much more. Make sure to take a stroll through homes built in the 1700s or visit the First Presbyterian cemetery and see the graves of North Carolina Governor John Motley Morehead or family members of William Sydney Porter (O. Henry).