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66 REGISTER ONLINE: c History & Heritage History & Heritage Programs take place at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center unless noted. 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 link the past to the present. "Cary-On!" is a study guide for teachers and students interested in learning more about Cary and is available free of charge. Bring your group to the Page-Walker Arts & History Center for a tour—great for scouts, seniors, newcomers, and other community groups. Call (919) 460-4963 to learn more! Walking Tour of Hillcrest Cemetery A self-guided Walking Tour of Hillcrest Cemetery has been created by the Friends of the Page-Walker for those interested in discovering more about Cary's past. The 4.9- acre cemetery, with over 2,400 burial sites, is maintained by the Town of Cary and is the final resting place of many familiar names, such as Maynard, Harrison, and Dry. As you walk, you will see sculptures and special symbols that represent the diverse culture of the residents of Cary. A printed guide is available at the cemetery entrance, the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, and Cary Arts Center. c Page-Walker Arts & History Center The Page-Walker was built in 1868 as a railroad hotel by Town of Cary founder Allison Francis Page and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A complete restoration in the 1990s re-purposed the building and it became an arts and history center. Alive with classes, events, performances, and exhibitions, the Page- Walker boasts fine arts exhibits featuring local and regional artists, Educational Gardens, the Page Smokehouse, and the Cary Heritage Museum. For information about the programs offered at the Page-Walker, call (919) 460-4963.

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