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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President's Volunteer Service Award Winner

Congratulations to Jordan Kirk, our most recent President's Volunteer Service Award winner. Jordan's 50+ hours of volunteer service earned her a Bronze level award. Thank you, Jordan! Learn more about the President's Service Award.


2018 Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Cristina Grube, our 2018 Friends of the Page-Walker Scholarship recipient. Christina is a 2018 graduate of Cary High School and is headed to Meredith College in the fall.


Spring 2018 Newsletter

Get in the know with the latest edition of the Friends' award-winning newsletter, The Innkeeper. In this issue, find information about upcoming events to celebrate the Page-Walker's 150th anniversary, a new Cary historic landmark, recaps of Herbfest, and some recently discovered historical treasures from our "vault."


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.

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.



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.


Cary Oral Histories
Cary History Publications

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.

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