I've always wondered about the vagaries of history. Why is it some happenings: battles, inventions, & ideas are famously taught and propagandized, while others lost in the shuffle? This place falls in the latter category: the real end of the Civil War happened here, a quiet little farmhouse in North Carolina, where a lesser general of the South surrendered the... 更多
This was the final signing place for peace of civil war. It very well done , very realist. definitely worth the visit.
With friends from Chicago we wanted to do something different. I had never been to the Bennett Place and we do love history. What a lovely gem... I learned more about the Civil War and Durham. It doesn't take long to go through but well worth it. Our guide was excellent too!
Great place to schedule a history lesson for the kids. Has an in-door museum with artifacts of the Civil War - War of Northern Aggression
My husband has been interested and reading about the civil war for years. Visiting Bennett Place made so much of it come alive for me. The short film sets the foundation but the docents bring it to life as thy escort you through the grounds to the Bennett family house where a major surrender at the end of the civil... 更多
There is a video that tells the story behind Bennett Place and its very informative. Also, they have a guided tour you are able to attend. The facilities are kept up and clean.