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One student’s perspective working as a living history tour guide at the Duke Homestead State Historic Site. The homestead site, in Durham, NC is the tobacco plantation that contains a tobacco history museum and the Duke family farmhouse built in 1852.
Historical farms, like Cedarock Historical Farm in Alamance County and Duke Homestead in Durham County, give visitors the feel of a working farm in the 19th- and 20th-centuries.
Progress was made on the newest three NC historic sites. In Cabarrus county, stabilizing infrastructure was placed at Reed Gold Mine, the site of the country's first documented discovery of gold. North Carolina is in the process of recording the deed to the 37-acre Duke Homestead site, which will remain a living history site while adding a visitor's center and tobacco history museum. NC is waiting on approval for plans to improve Fort Dobbs in Statesville.