Founded in 1902 by Dr. Charlotte Hawkins Brown, Palmer Memorial Institute trans formed the lives of more than 2,000 African American students as a private preparatory school. Today, the campus provides the setting where visitors can explore this unique environment where boys and girls lived and learned during the greater part of the 20th century. The museum links Dr. Brown and Palmer Memorial Institute to the larger themes of African American history, women’s history, social history, and education, emphasizing the contributions African Americans made in North Carolina.
Surface 678 worked on site enhancements including asphalt paving lot with connecting concrete walkways, paved brick plaza with concrete seat walls. Installation of decorative foundation in the center of the plaza. Entrance improvements and landscaping and entrance gate improvements.