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76 REGISTER ONLINE: Cary Heritage Museum at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center Visit the Cary Heritage Museum to experience Cary's metamorphosis from a railroad village to a high-tech community. Feel the ambiance of the Town a century ago as you view a scale model of the village, meet Cary's founding family, and learn about the Union General from Ohio for whom our Town was named. See the development of the Cary community from a one- square-mile area in 1871 to a 55-square- mile area today. A timeline, comprised of two and three-dimensional artifacts, provides historic perspective by presenting local, national, and international events side-by-side. Ongoing programming helps to link the past to the present. "Cary-On!" is a free study guide for teachers and students interested in learning more about Cary. Bring your group to the Page-Walker Arts & History Center for a tour – great for scouts, seniors, newcomers, and other community groups. Or, learn to become a tour guide yourself! Call (919) 460-4963 to learn more! Downtown Cary Walking Tour (age 11 & up) Discover our community's past as you stroll through the heart of Cary and down the recently-renovated Academy Street. Guided walking tours begin at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center. Private tours for groups of five or more are also available by appointment. Instructor: Page-Walker Staff Fees: $5(R) $7(N) (1 class) 121689 Sat Mar 16 10–11:30 a.m. 121691 Sat Apr 13 10–11:30 a.m. c History & Heritage Discover Cary's rich history at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center! c Page-Walker Arts & History Center The historic Page-Walker, built in 1868 as a railroad hotel, which celebrated its 150th year in 2018. An award-winning renovation in the 1990s converted the hotel into the arts and history center it is today. The center is alive with classes, events, performances, receptions and other community gatherings. The Page-Walker also boasts fine arts exhibitions featuring local and regional artists, an Educational Garden with the Page Smokehouse, and the Cary Heritage Museum. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For information about the programs offered at the Page-Walker please call (919) 460-4963.

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