Bennett Place, site of largest Civil War surrender         Broken link?

At the Bennett Place farmhouse, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston in 1865 surrendered nearly 90,000 soldiers from four Southern states to Union General William T. Sherman, the Civil War's largest troop surrender. Bennett Place features the reconstructed farmhouse and outbuildings, along with exhibits with artifacts interpreting the final days of the war in North Carolina. Living history programs are held periodically throughout the year.
The site in Durham County is closed on Sundays and has no admission charges. It is part of the Division of Historic Sites & Properties ( within the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources (
Events at Bennett Place, other state historic sites, and state history and art museums are listed at

Address: 4409 Bennett Memorial Road
Durham, North Carolina  27705
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(919) 383-4345 Wrong number? No email response?  
Created 6/20/2014

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