Community Owned. Local News. Burke County, NC.

Human face of slavery in Burke County brought to life in new exhibit

By ANGELA KUPER COPELAND

Arts & Entertainment Editor, THE PAPER

Posted 10/7/23

About 160 miles northeast of Burke County sits Stagville Plantation, the largest plantation in North Carolina. About 900 enslaved people were forced to work the 30,000 acres of wheat, corn, rye, and …

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