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Duke Homestead, Durham

4.4
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • I passed a sign for this place, and had about an hour before a meeting, and headed here. I was pleasantly surprised at how cool this place was. I was a landscape major, and grew up in the south...  more »
  • We had a great guide explain what we saw about the life of Washington Duke- pre and post Civil War and how he became a millionaire able to donate more than $40 million in early 1900's money made from....  more »
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  • Birthplace of modern cigarette companies. The Dukes created a philanthropic empire and still have many named sites left. The house and farm are modest, but the story, museum and film are wonderful. It's free as well, unless you would like a tour guide!
  • Great outdoor place with a history. Has a tobacco museum. Perfect for kids. Look for appropriate events for kids to make it more fun. My 5 year old son totally loved the farm festival.
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