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Judge Duncan Cameron moved to North Carolina in 1797 and constructed his home in 1803. The plantation encompassed 30,000 acres along the Neuse Valley in Durham County. Of note, scenes from the classic silent film \"The Birth of a Nation\" were shot at Farintosh because director D.W. Griffith believed the estate reflected the antebellum southern country home.
Part two of a three-part story, this article follows the life of Thomas Dixon (1864-1946), a minister, playwright, and North Carolina legislator. It also discusses the famous film ‘The Birth of a Nation.’