Tune In to Cary’s History Moments
In a series of short videos, Council Member Yerha offers you a look into important events and significant people and places in Cary.
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Education is vital to any community and although Cary’s founder Frank Page had little to no formal education himself, his wife, Kate Page was formally educated, proficient in mathematics, and fluent in French. Learn more about her influence and Cary’s first schools.Watch This History Moment
Out of towners and new Cary residents might be surprised to know that there really is a person named Koka Booth, but even those familiar with the beloved mayor may learn new facts as Council Member Yerha discusses Cary’s most prolific mayors over the past 150 years.Watch This History Moment
Today Kingswood Elementary School is known for its Montessori and STEM magnet programs. Historically, it was established as a school for Black students in 1953. Learn more of Cary’s history and the indelible contributions of the Black community in this presentation from Council Member Yerha.Watch This History Moment