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Historic Stagville

  • 5828 Old Oxford Hwy
  • Durham, NC 27712
  • Primary: (919) 620-0120
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Once one of the largest plantations in the South, with 900 slaves and almost 30,000 acres of land, Stagville is a preserved piece of history. Featuring an 18th-century house, a 19th-century house, slave quarters, and a unique barn, this historic site is dedicated to preserving and studying the plantation’s African-American culture.

In addition to offering free tours daily, Stagville regularly hosts events that add to the educational and cultural experience of the site, including lectures from experts on the lives of the enslaved and celebrations that offer a personal experience of those lives. Annual events, including Juneteenth and “Christmas at the Big House, Christmas at the Quarters," provide unique opportunities for visitors.

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  • Business Hours: Tu-Sa, 10am-5pm; guided tours are at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.
  • Miles To Convention Center: 10.20
  • Miles to RDU Airport: 22.4
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  • Avg. Tour Length: 1 hour
  • Comments Regarding Groups: Please call at least 2 weeks in advance for group and school tours.
  • Group Rates: Free Admission (donations are accepted)
  • Scheduling Policy: Groups of 10 or more should call ahead for scheduling
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Craft Saturday: Presidential Paper Hats

Visit Stagville for an Open House, and make your own 18th century tricorn paper hat, War of 1812 paper bicorn or paper army shako, or a paper Lincoln stove-pipe top hat. Learn about 4th of July …


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Craft Saturday: Hornbooks

Visit Stagville for an Open House and learn about education during the 19th century. Make your own hornbook to take home.


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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604