Stagville State Historic Site, Durham

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Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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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  • Khadija was our tour guide, and she was incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about her job. I highly recommend taking a guided tour; without it you would miss so much valuable information. And the....  more »
  • While visiting friends, we were truly blessed with an opportunity to visit Stagville State Historic Site. Though the buildings were marvelous, the real star of the tour was our guide (and I wish I...  more »
  • Very nice site, we'll be back. The guided tours are only at 11, 1 am 3 Tuesday through Saturday. Not wanting to wait for 50 more minutes, we decided to come back. We're looking forward to it!
  • Nice for something to do and learn about historical places and times. The verbal information given during the tour is almost better than the visuals. Good for kids too. You do have to make sure they are open before you go. Parking is free and the people are helpful and friendly.

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