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Bennett House

Raleigh, NC
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Ranked #47 of 75 attractions in Raleigh
Traveler Description: Bennett Place is a small state historic site located in the suburbs of North Carolina's Triangle.  The site includes a small visitor's center, the... more »
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
53 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

A little know battle and surrender history at the Bennett House make for an interesting visit. Most people don't think of North Carolina as a major player in the war but it was. Good learning experience.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Very interesting park. Not big, you can tour it in under an hour, but the staff was outstanding in their knowledge and helpfulness. I love history and this park is a must visit for Civil War buffs.

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North Carolina
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23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

In almost everyone's mind, Appomattox is the site of the surrender of the Civil War. Unfortunately, that's not the case, fighting continued after Lee & Grant signed the papers. After the battle at Bentonville, the final surrender occurred here at the Bennett farm, with Sherman and Johnston signing documents to end the hostility. The buildings here are simple, but speak... More

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