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Historic Stagville: A Slave Plantation Still Standing“We are open about carrying on the legacy of the free and the enslaved,” says Hardy. She speaks of the American Girl doll and fiction children’s book series, Addy, which is inspired by a child slave who once lived here – the black doll proudly sits on display in an exhibit area along with pre-Civil War artifacts and other memorabilia encased in glass.

Historic Stagville: A Slave Plantation Still Standing

“We are open about carrying on the legacy of the free and the enslaved,” says Hardy. She speaks of the American Girl doll and fiction children’s book series, Addy, which is inspired by a child slave who once lived here – the black doll proudly sits on display in an exhibit area along with pre-Civil War artifacts and other memorabilia encased in glass.

With Each Glance and Each StepIn the 1930’s, Dr. W. Houston Moore, a local physician and civic leader was circling the lake in his car when he got the idea for an Azalea Festival. Dr. Moore’s dream became a reality in 1947.

With Each Glance and Each Step

In the 1930’s, Dr. W. Houston Moore, a local physician and civic leader was circling the lake in his car when he got the idea for an Azalea Festival. Dr. Moore’s dream became a reality in 1947.