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Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Interesting visit!

My husband and I enjoyed our visit at his historic Civil War battlefield site. We were especially... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Oak Harbor, Washington

This is a relatively small facility run by the State of NC, but the film shown is 1st class and the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Concord, New Hampshire
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The Battle of Bentonville, fought March 19-21, 1865, was the last full-scale action of the Civil War in which a Confederate army was able to mount a tactical offensive. This major battle, the largest ever fought in North Carolina, was the only...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
5466 Harper House Rd, Hard to pull up..should be listed as Bentonville NC not FourOaks, Four Oaks, NC 27524-9125
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

My husband and I enjoyed our visit at his historic Civil War battlefield site. We were especially impressed with the restored field hospital there. All the rooms of the former Harper Home were redone to recreate the civil war time period and what went on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

This is a relatively small facility run by the State of NC, but the film shown is 1st class and the small museum inside the main bldg. is interesting. Since the battle covered several miles you can stop at point along the 1008 Rd towards...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank r1manchester
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The staff was very knowledgeable as well as friendly. A great piece of history to visit. Grave sites are well kept honoring the fallen from this battle. It is rather spread out so may be best to drive or take the tour.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank azcat1218
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Recently moved to the area and this was a special treat to learn about NC history and to take the tour of the Harper House, museum video, and drive through the narrated battle field area's. I was inspired to plan on visiting the other Civil...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gwkelley
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

The location is ok, should have been more sign and information. The place are of historical interest so great to have been here

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank arnebirkeland
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Through the good graces of my patient wife and the welcoming staff of the Bentonville historic site, I celebrated my birthday with a guided tour of the battlefield. The Visitor Center features artifacts, interpretive displays and a 20-minute film, which together effectively describe the importance...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dmac262
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Bentonville, North Carolina Civil War battlefield was the site of the largest and bloodiest battle in North Carolina, March 19 through March 21, 1865. The Union had already taken Wilmington, NC, cutting off the Confedrates' supply lines. The war was in its waning months,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Joe D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We went both days back in 2015 for the 150th anniversary of the battle....Let me tell ya it was GREAT!!! Any time you hear they are putting on a battle...come. To this visit it so quiet compared to our last visit... Its like Gettysburg in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Bentonville Battlefield, located between Fayetteville and Goldsboro, was the site of the largest land battle fought on North Carolina soil. A portion of the battlefield is preserved today as a state historic site. A visitor center features a collection of weapons and artifacts pertaining to...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The visitors center provided a ton of info and the staff was great. Toured the main battlefield and was amazed by the size of the battle. Very interesting

Date of experience: December 2017
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27 November 2016|
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I have no idea of the owner but since the Hurricane Matthew there has been some missed placed pets. If you ever see something like that again notify the staff or call 919-934-8474 Johnston County takes great pride in our... More
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Response from dabare | Reviewed this property |
At least half a day...its spread out and you need your phone to get the information on each stop. Visit Harper House and view the battle in the info center before going to the battlefield. Aversboro is close...may be an hour... More