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“Small but interesting”

Bennett Place Historic Site
Ranked #11 of 77 things to do in Durham
Certificate of Excellence
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Chapel Hill, NC
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Small but interesting”
Reviewed 22 January 2013

Small but very informative. I learned a lot. Video and museum are well worth a visit. I have a whole different understanding of the end of the Civil War now. The house is not the original one but is fabricated from a similar one of the period.

Visited December 2012
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English first
New York, New York, United States
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Gave us a unique perspective on the civil war and its end”
Reviewed 8 January 2013

Very interesting, free. We had a terrific tour guide who was obviously really into the story and told it well. Loved the movie, even/especially the kind of cheesy parts done by reenacting actors. The story of the surrender is very compelling and will stay with me and my teenage daughters for a very long time.

Visited January 2013
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Hereford, Arizona
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Where the war really ended”
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Free. We take our out of town visitors and enjoy the repeat visits. They have events such as re-enactments throughout the year.

Visited June 2012
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Durham, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
“Civil War historic site”
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Was expecting something a bit more grandiose, but it's just a few remnants of an old plantation. Friendly staff, interesting stories, if you're looking for something to do worth a visit.

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MIAMI
Level 6 Contributor
815 reviews
259 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
“worth visiting”
Reviewed 9 November 2012

This is the real deal. Good museum, excellent movie, and guided tour, made this true living history. This was the surrender site: NOT APPOMATOX.

Visited November 2012
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