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Somerset Place State Historic Site

2572 Lake Shore Road, Creswell, NC 27928, USA

At the dawn of the Civil War, Somerset Place was a wealthy planter's estate and home to more than 300 enslaved men, women, and children. As a result of the war, it was transformed into a shadowy remain that proved home to no one. The stories surrounding that transformation provide a microscopic view of social, emotional, economic, and legal impacts of the war on individual Southerners of different races and genders.


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From I-95 take North Carolina 64 east to Creswell; follow highway signage 7 miles south to site.

Visitor Services

Information, gift shop, public rest rooms.

Regular Events

December: Annual Christmas Open House.

Available Interpretation

Guided tours, educational program for student and group tours

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Admission Fee



Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm



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