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Bennett Place, Durham

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
Bennett Place, sometimes known as Bennett Farm, in Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, was the site of the largest surrender of Confederate soldiers ending the American Civil War, on April 26, 1865.
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  • This site was an interesting 2 hour visit learning more about the Civil War and what life was like in the 1800's. 
  • This was the final signing place for peace of civil war. It very well done , very realist. definitely worth the visit. 
  • This State Historic site is staffed by friendly and knowledgable volunteers who explained the three meetings between Generals Sherman and Johnston that lead to the end of the war... The buildings are ...  read more »
  • What a history to know!! They even let you inside to see the rooms on certain times.
  • Why are they selling the confederate flag here in 2015 and sympathizing with the confederates as a "gentleman's war." Interesting that a museum about the civil war doesn't mention or highlight the big S word - SLAVERY.
  • Must-see spot for those interested in the American Civil War. Visit the museum. Not as impressive as Appomattox but worth the visit.
  • Awesome place, cool history
  • A nice little place to visit with several hiking trails through the nearby woods. Extremely disappointed and confused why they do not open on Sunday. It seems that Sunday would be a preferable day to be open versus any other day of the week so that those people who work could have a chance to visit.
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