PIctured above: The poppy wreath, sent from Durham, England, was placed on the World War I Memorial in Durham with representatives of the County Commissioners and City Council attending.
DURHAM, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM, Sister City since 1975.
Durham is a former coal-mining region. Durham's university is the third-oldest in England.
Its 900-year-old cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
In our "Mountains & Waterways" focus, Durham is just 20 miles inland from the North Sea,
-- Neighbor Exchanges between the two cities
-- Photo Project: Photos of Durham, NC to Durham, England for Exhibit
-- Global "Tea Tasting"
-- WW I Wreath Ceremony
-- Exchanging music and theatrical groups from Durham, England
-- Castle Theatre of Durham University presenting Shakespeare plays
-- School exchange visits