"Major" Durham's Bull Statue


Dedicated in 2007 the Durham bull depicts a classic antebellum symbol of Durham, NC. It stands as a testament to Durham's prosperity and growth dedicated at a time when gentrification of the downtown area was just beginning to truly take off. 

Central Carolina Bank
Group Acknowledged: 
Economic Immigrants
Historical Subject: 

It has truly become a symbol of the controversial gentrification of downtown Durham. It has become a statue almost synonymous to the name of Durham and is described as a representation of the strength of the Durham community through Durham's negative reputation around the late 1990's through the early 2000's.

Physical Aspects: 

A 10ft. tall bronze bull set in the center of downtown Durham. 

Date of Dedication: 
June 2007
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