Mission Statement
The purpose of the Friends of Dorothea Dix Park is to promote the establishment and support of a "World Class Destination Park" in North Carolina's Capital City on the Dorothea Dix campus, saving the existing open space and preserving the historically significant buildings.


Dix Park - A Timeless Place of Reflection & Renewal

Several prominent North Carolinians from coast to mountains speak out for the need of Dix Park in this moving and informative video.  Please select the appropriate version for your computer and connection.

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Hugh Morton, Sr.
  CEO, Grandfather Mountain, Linville
G. Kennedy Thompson
  Chairman, President & CEO, Wachovia, Charlotte
Ruth G. Shaw
  President & CEO, Duke Power Co., Charlotte
Verne S. Caviness, Jr. MD
  D.Phil., Kennedy Professor of Psychiatry Harvard
  Medical School & MA General Hospital, Boston, MA
Dr. Jim Leutze
  Chancellor Emeritus, UNC, Wilmington
Eddie Smith
  CEO Grady White Boats, Greenville
Dr. Dianne Boardley Suber
  President, St. Augustine's College, Raleigh
Olivia Holding
  President, Twin States Farming, Inc., Raleigh
Bill Kealy
  Retired partner, Goldman, Sachs Co., Duck
Mildred Simon
  Born and lived on Dix Property, Raleigh
Dr. Russell Reynolds
  Former Professor, NCSU & UNC, Asheville
Assad Meymandi MD

  PhD, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry
  UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill

Power Point Presentation  (PDF file 3.7meg) (series of zipped JPG files 1.5meg)