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This list of African American Historic Places in North Carolina is based on a book by the National Park Service, The Preservation Press, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers. Other listings are also online.

For National List of African American Historic Places use this link.
Contents: Counties in North Carolina with African American Historic PlacesĀ 
Alamance - Buncombe - Burke - Caswell - Cumberland - Durham - Forsyth - Franklin - Guilford - Granville - Iredell - Johnston - Mecklenburg - Polk - Rockingham - Rowan - Vance - Wake - Warren - Wilson

Some of these sites are on the National Register of Historic Places (NR) as independent sites or as part of larger historic district. Several of the sites are National Historic Landmarks (NRL). Others have North Carolina historical markers (HM). The citation on historical markers is given in the reference. The location listed is the nearest community to the site. More precise locations are given in the reference.

Alamance County

  • Burlington
    • McCray School
  • Mebane
    • Cooper School

Buncombe County

Burke County

  • Morganton
    • Gaston Chapel
    • Jonesboro Historic District

Caswell County

Union Tavern, Main Street between Lee Street & Farmer's Alley, Milton (Caswell County, North Carolina)
Thomas Day, an early 19th-century free African-American cabinetmaker.

Cumberland County

  • Fayetteville
    • Evans Metropolitan AME Zion Church
    • Orange Street School
    • St. Joseph's Episcopal Church

Durham County

Forsyth County

Franklin County

  • Franklinton
    • Dr. J.A. Savage House
  • Louisburg
    • Williamson House

Guilford County

Granville County

Iredell County, County

  • Stateville
    • Center Street A.M.E. Zion Church

Johnston County

  • Kenly
    • Boyette Slave House

Mecklenburg County

  • Charlotte
    • Biddle Memorial Hall, Johnson C. Smith University
    • Mecklenburg Investment Company Building

Polk County

  • Mill Spring
    • Rev. Joshua D. Jones House

Rockingham County

  • Eden
    • Mt. Sinai Baptist Church
  • Reidsville
    • First Baptist Church
    • North Washington Avenue Workers' Houses

Rowan County

  • Salisbury
    • Livingston College Historic District
    • Mount Zion Baptist

Vance County

  • Machpelah
    • Tucker's Grove Camp Meeting Ground
    • West Badin Historic District

Wake County

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The district includes East Hargett Street, once known as Raleigh's "Black Main Street", due to the fact it once contained the largest number of businesses owned by African-Americans in the city.

Warren County

  • Warrenton
    • Mansfield Thorton House
    • Sledge-Hayley House

Wilson County

  • Wilson
    • East Wilson Historic District
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