Bennett Place State Historic Site

Civil War History Durham Durham County Historic Site

The Bennett Place includes a modern visitor’s center, three historic buildings, a museum, and a 15-minute audiovisual program. This was the site of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston’s surrender to Gen. William T. Sherman. The largest surrender of the Civil War.


  • 4409 Bennett Memorial Road. Durham, NC


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