Preservation Chapel Hill


Celebrating 45 years of historic preservation initiatives in Chapel Hill.


We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with no outside funding. Support our preservation initiatives by joining Preservation Chapel Hill or making a tax-deductible donation today.



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610 East Rosemary Street

Chapel Hill, NC  27514

(919) 942-7818



Thursday - Friday 12 pm to 4 pm

Sunday 2 pm to 5 pm

other times by appointment


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Preservation Chapel Hill

at the Horace Williams House

is proud to present its 2021 Winter exhibition “Tertiary Measurements”

by Mark Allen Soderstrom.

For more information about this exhibition

or to make an appointment to view it,

please contact Warren Hicks at

Additional details about the exhibition, including photographs and video of the installation, are available by clicking HERE.

Walking Tours of Chapel Hill

In addition to the self-guided tour of of the downtown area and Franklin-Rosemary Historic District, which begins at the Horace Williams House (guides are available on the table by the front door), Preservation Chapel Hill is delighted to offer two new walking tour options in collaboration with some of Chapel Hill's finest!

Heart of the Hill Tours 

PCH has joined hands with Chapel Hill Historical Society and Missy Julian Fox to offer tours developed in response to Mayor Hemminger's call to celebrate "Chapel Hill: 1820-1920."  


To learn more or register for a tour, please visit: 

Spring in Chapel Hill is magical...and a beautiful time of year to experience our town in a new way and to learn something new together!  Please check out our new spring schedule and sign up when registration opens on February 15th. Tell your friends, neighbors and colleagues! Tours are free and open to ALL, but they fill up fast!  


Local resident Sally Sockwell also offers walking tours around the downtown area and would be delighted to have you join her for a stroll about town!

Please contact her for details and tour times: