House in the Horseshoe State Historic Site

Historic Home Historic Site Lee County Sanford

The house, built in 1772, was the site of a skirmish on July 29, 1781, between Rebels and Loyalists during the Revolution. The house still has scars from that battle. The house was also the home of the 9th NC governor Benjamin Williams.


  • 288 Alston House Road. Sanford, NC


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