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