Stagville State Historic Site, Durham

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Historic Stagville is a State Historic Site that preserves the remnants of the one of the largest plantations in North Carolina. The Bennehan-Cameron family owned approximately 30,000 acres of land, and enslaved about 900 people on that property. Stagville is dedicated to interpreting the lives, families, culture, and work of enslaved people on the Bennehan-Cameron plantations.

Historic Stagville is free and open to the public with guided tours at 11, 1, and 3 on Tuesday-Saturday. Call in advance for groups, field trips, or private tours.
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  • The tour has been VERY interesting. Our guide on that day has just substituted the usual guides and in the beginning he was obviously not really happy about that fact. During the visit we have been... 
    The tour has been VERY interesting. Our guide on that day has just substituted the usual guides and in the beginning he was obviously not really happy about that fact. During the visit we have been...  more »
  • Stagville brings history to life from the lens of the slave. For the history buff, student, family, and tourist, it gives insight into life on one of the largest plantations in NC. The buildings... 
    Stagville brings history to life from the lens of the slave. For the history buff, student, family, and tourist, it gives insight into life on one of the largest plantations in NC. The buildings...  more »
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  • Have been here a couple times before. Like every time before, I was amazed by the wealth of knowledge the guides have about the history of this area. I picked up on some new bits of history this time around as well
  • The tour was extremely interesting, sobering and informative. A really unique experience.

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