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State historic sites in Durham plan scavenger hunt Saturday

Posted May 12, 2013

Kids and families are invited to search for clues during scavenger hunts at Durham's three state historic sites.

Historic Stagville, Duke Homestead and Bennett Place state historic sites will offer free scavenger hunts for history form 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. You can pick up at booklet at each site with clues for the hunt.

A press release offered a couple of example clues: Historic Stagville

A clue at Historic Stagville might be: The Bennehan House was built in two sections. The original section was built in ______. The second story was added in _______.

At Bennett Place the clue might be: The two generals who met at Bennett Place were _____ and _____.

Duke Homestead also will offer a tour of the site and museum from the perspective of Washington Duke. The sites will have buttons that participants can win when they complete a hunt. Bennett Place

I've written about all three sites before. They offer some great, free fun for families. They all have really interesting stories to tell about North Carolina history, kid-friendly activities and lots of space for kids to explore and run.

Check the box above for my destination posts about each.


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