Bennett Place Historic Site

4409 Bennett Memorial Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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Customer Reviews (5 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Mar 08, 2008
Bennett Place is one of those forgotten historic places which helped shape this nation. It is where General Joe Johnston and General William T. Sherman met to put an end to most of the fighting in the Civil War. Despite... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Dec 06, 2007
You would be amazed at the Bennett Place State Historic Site. The buildings look like they are going to crumble if you touch them. They are that old. It reminded me of slavery and how far we have come. (Although we still... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 29, 2007
One of the best kept secrets in Durham, North Carolina. We had a wonderful experience visiting Bennett Place. The staff is very knowledgeable about the surrender and the Bennett Family. There is a great museum with... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 18, 2006
How do you know your friend was born in durham? Ask if they've been to the Bennet Place. A favorite elementary school outing, few durhamites have missed it. That doesn't mean you should avoid the simple landmark... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 09, 2006
<b>In Short</b><br>Few know about Bennett Place, a small homestead where Union General William T. Sherman and Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston signed surrender papers for Southern armies in the... (more)

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