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Joel Lane Historical Society Meeting

when: Mar. 21, 2017

The Annual Meeting of the Joel Lane Historical Society—2017 will take place at 5:00 pm in the Visitors Center at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh. President, Claudia Brown, will give her annual report.

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What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…