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Duke Homestead and Tobacco Factory

Durham, North Carolina
County of Durham.
2828 Duke Homestead Road
National Register Number: 66000590
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: NC-4 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: State House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 13, 1966):
In 1890 Washington Duke's son, James B. Duke, organized the American Tobacco Company, preeminent in its time. The family's frame house, reconstructed small tobacco factory of log construction, and frame third factory (c. 1852-74) remain.

This is a protected site, there are no threats to the landmark.

There are no changes at this time.

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