Historic Stagville in Durham helps family genealogists trace African American roots

The Family Tree project at Historic Stagville, located in Durham County, NC, may be a valuable resource for family genealogists tracing their African American roots. Nine-hundred enslaved persons once worked on 30,000 acres at Stagville plantation, owned by the Bennehan-Cameron families. Through the extensive files of remaining family records, letters, and documents, historians are learning what life on the plantation was like. Read More

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