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Leigh Farm Park

  • 370 Leigh Farm Rd
  • Durham, NC 27704
  • Primary: (919) 471-1623
  • Fax: (919) 560-4021
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This 90-acre nature preserve is the site of a 19th century plantation which features an antebellum house and a cluster of farm buildings including a dairy, smokehouse, and slaves' quarters. Leigh Farm Park is also home to an 18-hole recreational and professional level disc golf course managed by the Durham Orange Recreational Disc Association.
Venture inside the 1830s farmhouse while hearing about life at Leigh Farm throughout the years. This is a free drop-in tour for all ages and no registration is required. Tours will be held Saturdays from 2:00-2:30 p.m.

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  • Business Hours: Open daily, 8am-Dark. Tours of the farmhouse will be held Saturdays from 2:00-2:30 p.m.
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Historic Tours

Take a guided tour of Leigh Farm Park. You’ll learn about the families who lived here, their work, and life on a middle class plantation. Venture inside the historic farmhouse while also …


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A Kid's Life: Kites

Did you know April is National Kite Month? Join us as we learn about the history of kites and then make one of your own! Drop-in program, no registration required. Adults must stay with their …


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
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