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Bennett Place Historic Site

4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham, NC 27705-2307
+1 919-383-4345
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Political History More Than Military History

Bennett Place is not so much where the war ended as where Reconstruction began. Reconstruction is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Docky B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Well Done!

My Meetup group met at Bennett Place last Saturday for "A Soldier's Return Home: Reunion and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
dukefan86
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Morrisville, North Carolina
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  • Excellent53%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham, NC 27705-2307
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+1 919-383-4345
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bennett Place is not so much where the war ended as where Reconstruction began. Reconstruction is, by far, the sorriest chapter in American history. It receives less attention and more gloss than any other era in the history of the country. If you are willing...More

Thank Docky B
Reviewed 5 days ago

My Meetup group met at Bennett Place last Saturday for "A Soldier's Return Home: Reunion and Remembrance." We enjoyed a very informative lecture with slides inside the visitor center, then listened to some reenactors dressed in costume recount their experiences out back. We walked around...More

Thank dukefan86
Reviewed 6 days ago

We dropped in on a whim and lucked into an 11 am tour. Definitely call ahead to make sure you're there for a tour as the guided tour is fantastic. The tour guide spoke in a dramatic voice (sounds like he's an actor) that makes...More

Thank ZukiMini
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beyond the starkness and significance of the event that occurred here, the structures remind us of the times of the late 1860's and how difficult life was then. As we whiz by historical locations, it is easy to forget those who came before us.

Thank Bluedogsdaddy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a Civil War buff & interested in the true facts about the end of the war, you must visit Bennet Place. The tour was excellent and even better because the guide was from NYC who moved there because of the history. You...More

Thank wishuponadish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last stop after visiting some of the civil war battle fields in the NC area. The moment when two men believed a United States was better than a divided Union. The determination of these two great leaders (Sherman and Johnston) to negotiate...More

Thank LivingHappy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

take a guided tour and learn about the Civil War experience in N.C.....The old buildings put you back in that era....A lot of walking though....

Thank N4333LEkathleenr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit a lot of historical value interesting short movies very knowledgeable staff well worth the side trip

Thank ED B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This site of the largest Confederate surrender is a must-see for history buffs. Friendly, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic volunteers will tell you anything you want to know.

Thank Darin S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Knowledgeable guide, great museum. Nice 15 minute film to before the tour to set the stage.Well worth the visit.

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Tanya R
25 March 2016|
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Response from AtlantaJim | Reviewed this property |
i remember there being enough room, but I'd call the site and ask them if it's okay before you actually try to park a big rig on their property.
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Peggy E
25 March 2015|
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Response from Ralph G | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday, and most major state holidays.
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