Plan Your Visit

The Historic Russell School is located in Durham County on Saint Marys Road, adjacent to Cains Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Our address is 2001 Saint Marys Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278. 

Map of 2001 St Marys Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278

Tours can be scheduled any time of the year by appointment. We are happy to work with schools and other organizations to provide guided tours of the historic school. During the months of April - September, we offer regular tours on the second Saturday from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Tours are free and open to the public. Donations are accepted. We are working to become ADA friendly and apologize for any inconvenience.

For more information on planning a trip to the Russell School or to arrange a tour, please email  

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