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Jul
28
2010

2010 Metro Bravo Awards—Best Historic Site for the Second Year!

The Summer 2010 issue of Metro Magazine lists the Joel Lane Museum House as a Best Historic Site, Honorable Mention. We are listed along with the N. C. State Capitol, Biltmore Estate, and Bentonville Battlefield, all much larger sites. Thank you to all the volunteers and staff who helped make it happen.


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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…

Maggie