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STAGVILLE  Plantation

Durham, North Carolina

PLANTATION NAME: Stagville 
ASSOCIATED LINK(s): http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/do/stagvill/
OWNER: Bennehan-Cameron Families
BUILT:
ASSOCIATED SURNAMES: Bennehan
Cameron
HISTORY:

Located in Durham, Historic Stagville comprises the remnants of one of the largest plantations of the pre-Civil War South. The plantation belonged to the Bennehan-Cameron family, whose combined holdings totalled approximately 900 slaves and almost 30,000 acres by 1860. Stagville offers a view of the past, especially that of its African American community, by allowing visitors to guide themselves around its extensive grounds. In addition, Stagville offers the public many learning opportunities.

SLAVE POPULATION: 900 slaves
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