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A little about Greensboro

With a great selection of 135 attractions, the fun never ends in Greensboro! Centrally located in North Carolina’s picturesque heartland, Greensboro is the perfect place to relax and be immersed in entertainment. Play in the center of it all! Dine with a selection of more than 500 restaurants. Feel at home with more than 87 accommodations to choose from.

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The history of Greensboro

At the time of European encounter, the inhabitants of the area that became Greensboro were a Siouan-speaking people called the Saura. Other indigenous cultures had occupied this area for thousands of years, typically settling along the waterways, as did the early settlers. Quaker migrants from Pennsylvania, by way of Maryland, arrived at Capefair (now Greensboro) in about 1750. The new settlers began organized religious services affiliated with the Cane Creek Friends Meeting in Snow Camp in 1751. Three years later, 40 Quaker families were granted approval to establish New Garden Monthly Meeting. In the early 1840s, Greensboro was designated by the state government as one of the stops on a new railroad line, at the request of Governor John Motley Morehead, whose plantation, Blandwood, was in Greensboro. Stimulated by rail traffic and improved access to markets, the city grew substantially,

Contact Information

Address:
2411 W. Gate City Blvd
Greensboro, North Carolina
27403

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Businesses in Greensboro, North Carolina

Here is a collection of downtown Greensboro, North Carolina businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.

 

Ambleside Gallery

Art

Represents more than thirty painters and sculptors

 

The 205 Collaborative

Art

Working art studios and gallery

 

The Barn Dinner Theatre

Entertainment

America's longest running dinner theater

 

Georgia Belle Inn

Lodging

A newly renovated farmhouse that is a great hotel alternative!

 

Walnut Lane Bed & Breakfast

Lodging

A nature lover's paradise

 

1618 Seafood Grille

Restaurants

Upscale seafood grille

 

Akashi Japanese Restaurant

Restaurants

Traditional Japanese cuisine and sushi

 

Blue Denim

Restaurants

Celebrating the foodways and culture of the New South.

 

Cedar's Restaurant & Pizzeria

Restaurants

Pizza, salads, sandwiches and pasta

 

Center Grove Grill & Soda Shop

Restaurants

A diner like they used to be

 

Cincy's Downtown

Restaurants

Daily specials made right here

 

Gnam Gnam Gelato & Bistro

Restaurants

European traditions with the finest quality gelato

 

Just Be

Shopping

Handcrafted jewelry apparel and home decor

 

Loco for Coco Gourmet Chocolates

Shopping

Chocolatey goodness

 

Mary's Antiques

Shopping

Over 40 years in business

 

Replacements, Ltd.

Shopping

Old and new china, crystal, silver and collectibles

 

The View on Elm

Shopping

Cutting edge eyewear