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Bennett Place Historic Site

4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham, NC 27705-2307
+1 919-383-4345
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Hidden historical gem

The most amazing thing is that few people have heard of Bennett Place and few people seem to visit... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
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An Awesome Civil War Experience

It wasn't at Appomattox the war concluded, but right here in North Carolina where it all ended. As... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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4409 Bennett Memorial Rd, Durham, NC 27705-2307
+1 919-383-4345
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The most amazing thing is that few people have heard of Bennett Place and few people seem to visit. But we were delighted to discover an important but almost unknown place of important history. Bennett Place is arguably the true location for the end of...More

1  Thank OhioMN7
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

It wasn't at Appomattox the war concluded, but right here in North Carolina where it all ended. As a veteran Civil War tourist, I highly recommend this site as a destination!

Thank lambertfan58
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped at Bennett Place on the way to visit my cousin. No charge to tour this historic site. Boys enjoyed seeing the old buildings and hearing the history presented by the tour guide. Super friendly staff! Bought an awesome wooden carved Christmas ornament!

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The folks that run this site are very friendly and have tremendous knowledge of the Civil War. Even the gentleman that cuts the lawn could be a history teacher! Remember this is closed on Mondays.

1  Thank James B
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great small historical home with a visitors center and small tour And 17 minute video. I took my 10 year old daughter and she liked it enough and learned some history about civil war. Very knowledgeable staff with a passion for subject...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

My son and his family took my husband and I here last year for Father's Day...we both enjoyed it very much..and so did my granddaughters and son and daughter in law...it was a great Father's day.

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 22 May 2017

With history being written by the victors, Appomattox Courthouse gets more space in the books, but this unassuming and quiet spot off Hillsborough Road was actually of much greater consequence in ending the Civil War. Call ahead to find out when the reenactors will be...More

Thank D9975ATstevens
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Bennett Place........the place where History comes alive. This is truly a place not to miss. They have a small museum and an AVI building, plus a souvenier shop. The real attraction is the Bennett Place where General Johnston and General Sherman signed the paper to...More

1  Thank Betty E
Reviewed 22 May 2017

An incredible place to visit, with amazing history! It is definitely worth visiting! Wear comfortable shoes, and bring your water bottle!

Thank Victoria L
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I had no idea about this place or its historical significance. I found out about it quite by chance, and decided to to check it out myself. Here is where the Civil War actually ended. We learned in school about another place. But that is...More

Thank C S
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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.
Peggy E
25 March 2015|
Response from Ralph G | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday, and most major state holidays.