The Friends of The Page-Walker Hotel is a group of dedicated volunteers that provides vital services to the town and citizens of Cary. Acting as stewards for the building and grounds of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center is only part of our mission. We also work to preserve other historic structures, provide education about Cary history, maintain the Cary Heritage Museum, and promote cultural arts.
Explore our website to discover the many ways we serve our community. Find out how you can participate and enjoy our offerings...or join our team and help us thrive.
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Tour Historic Downtown Cary by Trolley!
Herb Fest is Coming!
Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted
College-bound high school seniors, apply now for the Friends of the Page-Walker Scholarship, a one-time $1000 grant awarded to a student residing in Cary . Deadline for submissions is May 8, 2018. Apply here.
New Walking Tour Brochure!
Guide yourself through the historic Page-Walker building and learn about its history with our new walking tour brochure! Pick one up inside the Page-Walker entrance. Or view online.
Fall 2017 Newsletter
Get in the know with the latest edition of the Friends' award-winning newsletter, The Innkeeper. In this issue, find information about the African American History Harvest, our upcoming Winter Concert Series, the 3rd annual Paint the Page event, and some recently discovered historical treasures from our "vault."
President's Volunteer Service Award Winner
Congratulations to Charlie Loyack, our first President's Volunteer Service Award winner. Charlie's 100+ hours of volunteer service earned him a Gold level award. Thank you, Charlie! Learn more about the President's Service Award.
Past Meets Future
A new oral history station in the second-floor library of the Page-Walker Arts & History Center uses modern technology to make history come to life through the voices of key figures who helped make Cary history. Stop by and listen.
Friends SUPPORT IVEY-ELLINGTON HOUSE
The friends are working hard to secure an appropriate future for the historic Ivey-Ellington House in the face of the increased pace of development in the town center. Read our resolution.
The mission of the Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel is to enrich the community by serving as guardian for the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, by advocating preservation of Cary historic sites, by archiving history and facilitating history education, and by promoting the cultural arts.