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Stagville Under The Stars!

posted Tuesday May 31, 2011

If you've never visited Stagville Plantation, one of North Carolina's official State Historic Sites, here's a great event to mark your first visit!

Morehead is partnering with Stagville to offer "Stagville Under The Stars" on Thursday, June 9, 2011. Activities begin at 8:30 p.m.:

  • listen to African legends about the night sky
  • observe the Moon and Saturn through telescopes
  • visit original slave quarters from the 1850s
  • talk with historical interpreters about Stagville's role as one of the largest pre-Civil War plantations in the South
  • participate in a constellation tour
Bring a blanket or lawn chair, if you'd like. All activities are free. The event is family-friendly and concludes at 10 p.m.

For directions to Stagville Plantation, just north of Durham, visit its N.C. State Historic Sites website.