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North Carolina's biggest plantation, where visitors can see the...

North Carolina's biggest plantation, where visitors can see the well-preserved original slave cabins and other buildings.

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Interesting Place, for NC history.

We visited Stagville, while visiting Cary, NC from Seattle. We found it on line and it sounded interesting. It was. The tour guide was very informative and invested in sharing the... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
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Seattle, WA
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoy it, I recommend it as a must stop. Very informative about North Carolina pre and post civil war

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Seattle, WA
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

We visited Stagville, while visiting Cary, NC from Seattle. We found it on line and it sounded interesting. It was. The tour guide was very informative and invested in sharing the history, though our group was really too big; we missed a lot of what she said, because we couldn't hear! The information center was the most interesting, in some... More 

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Thank DQL
Durham, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

This is a little known historical gem in Durham. Formerly a working plantation, original house, slave quarters, and the most beautiful handmade barn ever seen.

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2 Thank Andrea B
Hereford, Arizona
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84 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Off the beaten path, we missed it the first time we looked. Very interesting and several antebellum buildings remain. Sites are spread out. Be sure to see everything. Take bug spray especialy in the barn area. Free.

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1 Thank Ginny A
North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2012

One would think the homestead of the family who represent such a huge influence on Durham's development would really be focused on the plantation wealth, its evolution, and the family's philanthropy and influence on the area, but it seemed the tour was primarily concerned with the lives of the slaves on the plantation and their living quarters, which although interesting... More 

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1 Thank DJ L
North Carolina
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28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2011

This is a very nice site, but there seems to be something lacking. Site management seems to feel cheated by not getting more attention, but they need to realize that they actually have to work at getting that attention. Just because you're a historic location doesn't mean everyone should go to your site

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Thank Blueridger
Raleigh, North Carolina
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130 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2010

Stagville is a 30 minute drive from Raleigh, or at least from North Raleigh where we were coming from. It's North of Durham. We went on one of their music festival days. They do these all summer. It wasn't crowded. They had a nice bluegrass band playing near the slave cabins as well as some craftspersons. The slave cabins are... More 

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Mebane, North Carolina
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161 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2009

We visited the Stagville Plantation and loved it. Despite this attraction being listed in Raleigh, it is actually north of Durham. The grounds are beautiful and have nice walking trails, but the guided tour was the best. The tour visits three sites, the plantation house, the slave quarters, and the large barn. The tour guide was great, and all three... More 

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