Historic Districts Walking Tours
Self-guided and self-paced tours to learn the
stories of Burlington, NC's historic homes.
Join us as we guide you through curated walking tours of historic Burlington, NC. Each tour includes a photographic and descriptive story of historical properties that are on the National Register of Historic Places.
At this time, all walking tours are self-guided and self paced. Please stay on the sidewalks and do not enter any private property areas.
Historic W. Davis Street
This self-guided historical walking tour includes properties on West Davis Street between Fisher Street and Hillcrest Avenue in Burlington, North Carolina.
Please park at the First Presbyterian Church on 508 W. Davis Street to begin your tour.
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Through preservation, education, and involvement, Preservation Burlington seeks to protect and celebrate the architectural and historical heritage of Burlington and the surrounding area. Historic preservation and adaptive re-use contributes to stronger, safer neighborhoods, economic development, aesthetic beauty, and community pride. By fostering within the community an appreciation of our historic properties, we aim to promote interest in, and good stewardship of our local historic treasures.
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We promote the preservation of historic structures by supporting property owners.
We educate the public about what historic preservation is, why it matters, and how it can enrich the entire community.
We advocate for preservation initiatives by encouraging projects that balance the need for development and growth with the desire to retain our historic resources.