Promoting Swing Dancing
and Live Swing Music
in the Triangle Region

The Murphey School

The Murphey School (Shared Visions Retreat Center)
3717 Murphy School Rd, Durham, NC 27705
(yes, the road has a different spelling of Murphey)

Use the East door

The Murphey School was built in 1923, a fitting venue for one of our monthly swing dance events. In recent decades, it fell into disrepair and went through a complete historic renovation in 2008-2010 and was accepted in the National Register of Historic Places. A 2500 sq ft auditorium with wood floors, a raised stage, ceiling fans, and air conditioning provide a great environment for our 100+ attendees to dance into the night.


A map is below. Note that the road is “Murphy” while the school was “Murphey” with the extra “e”.





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