John Hope Franklin‘s From Slavery to Freedom is one of few textbooks that has remained in my home library for many years. This book introduced me to a side of history I knew little about, through excellent writing and compelling photos.

The Durham History Hub is a new type of exhibit that connects middle schoolers with great people from Durham, like John Hope Franklin. Durham has a population of approximately 270,000.

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The Durham History Hub is the third stop on our North Carolina Trail!

Patricia Smart