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A History of Meadowmont

With the opening of the Paul J. Rizzo Conference Center at Meadowmont, the Kenan-Flagler Business School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill unveiled the ideal executive education center.  The latest developments in conference technology have been brought together in one setting - a perfect blending of innovation in a pastoral setting conducive to reflection and creative thought.

However, to truly understand the significance of The Rizzo Conference Center requires an historical perspective.  The attractive grounds and historic home that are the focal point of this state-of-the-art facility have a story to tell - a story older than the United States' fight for independence, a narrative that both parallels and enables the history of Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina.

This is a story that transcends the centuries, from the unsettled virgin wilderness that was once part of England's empire...to an American backcountry plantation...to the gracious twentieth-century country home known as Meadowmont.

Read the rest of the story.


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