Celebrating Black History

National Black History Month is observed every February to celebrate African Americans' many achievements and contributions to our economic, spiritual, cultural, and political development.

Black History Landmark Map

Scroll through the interactive map for a glimpse into the town's rich Black heritage. Discover captivating stories at every landmark, showcasing the resilience and contributions of Fuquay-Varina's Black community.

In February 2024, Mayor Blake Massengill issued a proclamation encouraging citizens to celebrate Fuquay-Varina’s diverse heritage and culture during Black History Month.

Explore the map here, or click/tap the image.

Fuquay-Varina Celebrates Black History Month. Click for the interactive landmark map.

Black History Celebration Event

The Black History Month Stakeholders Group invites you to a celebration on Saturday, February 17 from 10:30 am to 2 pm! Explore the rich history and fascinating stories through storytelling, trivia, a panel discussion, and a trolly ride.

The Black History Celebration will take place at Pine Acres Community Center (402 McLean Street). Trolly rides require a ticket.

Event details and trolly tickets.