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Duke Homestead

2828 Duke Homestead Rd
Durham , NC , 27705
Phone: (919) 627-6990
36° 2' 8.6892" N, 78° 55' 15.4632" W
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Duke Homestead State Historic Site and Tobacco Museum encompasses the historic home, farm, and factory buildings of Washington Duke and his family as they lived on the property from 1852 until 1874.The site interprets the early farming life of the Duke family and the beginnings of their tobacco manufacturing business on the property after the Civil War.

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Field Trips - Duke Homestead

Duke Homestead provides school programming where students can experience the daily lives of 19th century farmers. Through hands-on activities, a film, and interactive exhibits, school children will discover and learn about the social and economic history of our state. See our website for details of the various programs available for visiting school groups.


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