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153rd Anniversary Surrender Commemoration

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Experience the events that occurred inside the home of James and Nancy Bennett 153 years ago. Cavalry units that accompanied the generals will be represented this year by the 10th Illinois unit and the 1st North Carolina Unit. Special guided tours will take the visitor inside the home to learn about the negotiations that took place in the parlor. Lectures provided by noted historians will cover subject matter that discusses how the end of the war impacted both the military as well as the civilian population.

Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604