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Bennett Place

James and Nancy Bennett and their three children lived in this house in present-day Durham. They owned a 325-acre farm on which they grew corn, wheat, oats, and potatoes, and raised hogs. Bennett was also a tailor, cobbler, and sold horse feed, tobacco plugs, and distilled liquor. Also, the house at which Confederate General Joseph Johnston surrendered to Union General William Sherman; it's been reconstructed and is currently open to visitors. The house had to be rebuilt after it burned in the 1930s.


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Walbert, David. Bennet Place. 2009. Digital Image. NCpedia. (Accessed December 14, 2018).

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