Greensboro is a city in North Carolina. The Greensboro Science Center is home to red pandas, sharks and a hands-on museum. Nearby, Guilford Courthouse National Military Park has exhibits on the American Revolution. Video reenactments and interactive exhibits trace the fight for civil rights at the International Center for Civil Rights Museum %26.The Bog Garden is a wetland area with flowers, birds and an elevated boardwalk.
The city is located at the intersection of two major interstates (I-85 and I-40) in the Piedmont region of central North Carolina. In the early 1840s, the state government designated Greensboro as one of the stops for a new railway line, at the request of Governor John Motley Morehead, whose home, Blandwood, was in Greensboro. Greensboro has two major public research universities, North Carolina A%26T State University, a historically black university established in the late 19th century, and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.