The Bennett Farm owned by yeoman farmers, James and Nancy Bennett, was the scene of the largest surrender of the American Civil War. Today a reconstruction of the Bennett Farm stands with living history interpretation. A visitor center with museum, theater, and reference library provide an in depth history of the surrender between General Joseph E. Johnston and General William T. Sherman. A gift shop is located inside the visitor center. Nature trails and picnic areas are also on site. Annual living history events depicting agriculture of the 19th century in Piedmont North Carolina and the events of the Civil War in North Carolina also take place.
Just off I-85 in Durham or I-40 in Durham, North Carolina
Open Sundays during special events.
Gift shop inside visitor center.