Sycamore Mess Hall Restoration Celebration
Saturday, May 30
Learn about the restoration effort to bring the historic Sycamore Group Camp and Mess Hall back into life after 30 years of non-use. Built during the Depression by the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA), the Sycamore Mess Hall first opened to the Public in 1937.
We will have the Hillsborough-based Phillips Phamily Band playing blue grass music. We will also have conversations with folks that have stayed at Sycamore in their youth. They will tell us what it was like and how it impacted their lives.
Also, please consider helping with restoration work days on May 16, May 20, May 23, and May 27.
FREE event. Registration helps us with planning for parking and food. Information or to Register:
2015 Walk/Run/Bike for Umstead
Thanks to all for a great event!
We raised $18,000. 100% of funds raised go to directly help
4-mile race results for the 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, and 2010 Run/Walk are posted (click below):
2015 Photo Contest
Last year's photo contest was such a popular success, we've opened up the 2nd annual contest.
The 2014 winning photos are on display at the Park Visitor Center. They can also on our web site at: 2014 Photo Contest
Also, the 2015 Photo Calendars featuring the winning photos can be purchased at the Park Visitor Center for a reduced price of $5.
Stories in Stone by Tom Weber
William B. Umstead State Park Visitor Center, off US 70 (donation of $20 to The Umstead Coalition)
Great Outdoor Provision Company:Cameron Village, Raleigh, NC and 1800 East Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC (out of stock)
The Regulator Bookshop, 720 Ninth Street, Durham, NC
McIntyre's Books, Fearrington Village, Pittsboro, NC (hard back only)
Flyleaf Books 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC
Amazon.com (sold by The Umstead Coalition)