Bennett Place State Historic Site

Bennett Place State Historic Site
John Guss, Site Manager
4409 Bennett Memorial Road
Durham, NC 27705
DURHAM County
Phone: 919-383-4345
Fax: 919-383-4349
bennett@ncmail.net

Our Products
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.

Directions
Just off I-85 in Durham or I-40 in Durham, North Carolina

Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm Open Sundays during special events.

Web Site
www.bennettplace.nchistoricsites.org

Here's where you can find our products
Gift shop inside visitor center.

 


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