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2000: Tobacco Heritage


Over 500 people toured sites from Durham’s Tobacco Heritage during the fourth annual tour, held on Saturday, May 6, 2000. Use our virtual tour (or join us on a traditional walking tour) of Durham’s tobacco heritage! The 2000 Historic Tour included industrial spaces rather than the usual homes. Sites on the tour included the Brodie Duke Warehouse, now occupied by Measurement, Inc.; the Golden Belt Manufacturing Plant, now a business incubator; the Duke Memorial Methodist Church; Duke Homestead State Historic Site; and the American Tobacco Trail, a recreational trail along an old railroad right-of-way. Of particular interest to tour-goers was the American Tobacco Campus, soon to be redeveloped into downtown living, working, and recreational space by Capital Broadcasting.