Official visitor information site for Durham, NC

Historic Stagville State Historic Park

Historic Stagville

A variety of preservation and African-American history studies are conducted at the former Stagville plantation, once among the largest plantation holdings in the South. Includes late 18th and 19th century plantation buildings on 71 acres. Barn and original slave quarters at Horton Grove provide insight into plantation life, society and culture.

Directions:

I-85 North (arriving from Atlanta, Charlotte, Greensboro, etc.):

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    • Take Roxboro St Northbound exit, turn right
    • Follow Roxboro St for approximately 1.5 miles
    • Turn right onto Old Oxford Hwy, follow for approximately 7 miles
    • Stagville Center is on the right

I-85 South (arriving from NY, DC, VA, etc.):

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    • Take Roxboro Rd/Hwy 55 East exit, turn right
    • Follow Roxboro St for approximately 1.5 miles
    • Turn right onto Old Oxford Hwy, follow for approximately 7 miles
    • Stagville Center is on the right

I-40 East (arriving from Memphis, Asheville, Winston-Salem, Greensboro, etc):

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    • I-40 East and I-85 North merge in Greensboro, NC
    • When highways divide near Hillsborough, NC, take I-85 North
    • Take exit #177-C (Roxboro Rd Northbound)
    • Follow Roxboro Rd for approximately 1-2 miles
    • Turn right onto Old Oxford Hwy, continue for approximately 5-6 miles
    • Follow signs for Historic Stagville

I-40 West (arriving from Wilmington, Fayetteville, Raleigh, etc.):

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    • Exit Durham Fwy at exit #12-B, Roxboro St, turn right
    • Follow Roxboro St for approximately 3-4 miles
    • Turn right onto Old Oxford Hwy, follow for approximately 5-6 miles
    • Follow signs for Historic Stagville
October 24 - 24, 2014

Durham Symphony Orchestra Halloween Spooktacular Concert

An evening of fun-filled musical offerings for the whole family including holiday inspired works by Copeland, Stravinsky, Saint Saëns and Williams. Paperhand Puppet Intervention, creator of giant puppets, masks and shadow plays joins the DSO in staged performances of Gounod's Funeral March of a Marionette and Stravinsky's Infernal Dance of King Katschei from the Firebird Suite. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Food trucks, beginning at 6pm. Best Costume contest. Hands-on instrument fun with High Strung Petting Zoo. Special guests Faith Baptist Church Children's Choir. FREE admission.

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