Comprises the remains of North Carolina's largest pre-Civil War plantation and one of the South's largest. It once belonged to the Bennehan-Cameron family, whose combined holdings totaled approximately 900 slaves and almost 30,000 acres by 1860. Today, Stagville consists of 71 acres, on three tracts. On this land stand the late 18th-century Bennehan House, four rare slave houses, a pre-Revolutionary War farmer's house, a huge timber framed barn built by skilled slave craftsmen, and the Bennehan Family cemetery.
Visit the Historic Stagville Foundation website.
5828 Old Oxford Highway
Durham, N.C. 27712
Phone: (919) 620-0120
Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
Admission is free. Groups should make advance reservations at least two weeks ahead of the time they wish to visit. Refundable deposits of $1 per person are required for groups of more than 20 people.