The Next Chapter of Main Street Pittsboro

by Main Street Pittsboro

It's hard to admit but fair to say that in 2011, Pittsboro's historic downtown was suffering from benign neglect. Faded and peeling paint, stained and crumbling bricks, tattered awnings, and old light fixtures caused Pittsboro's historic properties to look every bit their age. The Town of Pittsboro filed for and received Main Street designation [...]

2022-06-30T12:02:08-04:00June 24th, 2022|

Historic Walking Tour of Pittsboro

by Ben Rappaport

This story originally appeared in the Chatham News + Record PITTSBORO — Chatham School of Science & Engineering ("CSSE") history teacher Anna Blackwell began the spring semester with a challenge to her 9th and 10th grade students: to learn about the history of the place where they lived. She wanted them to make the [...]

2022-06-03T17:12:06-04:00June 3rd, 2022|