This North Carolina girl really loves living close to downtown Durham! Durham is rich in history, including tobacco history. One of my favorite places is the American Tobacco Campus. Even the Duke family who did so much to establish Duke University had a hand in the booming tobacco industry. That’s such a paradox now! Tobacco is out of style for most folks these days, for good reason, but the huge brick buildings, trimmed inside with rustic old beams (what a cool industrial look!) are a sight to behold now that they are being restored and turned into hip new places. I love the tobacco industry’s old landmarks.
Jason and I were there over the weekend. We walked until my Fitbit hit 5000+ steps. We ate at Mellow Mushroom where they have great GF pizza. We took lots of pictures. We sat and talked. I hope you enjoy the photos!
Enjoy this day!