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Bennett Place Directions

Bennett Place Directions Map

From Raleigh and I-40: From I-40 take EXIT #279 B (Durham Freeway/NC 147 North) From NC 147 (Durham Freeway) take Exit 16A (I -85 N/US 15-501 N Bypass) and immediately onto the Hillsborough Road EXIT #108D. Follow the brown state markers immediately veering LEFT onto Neal Road and underneath railroad trestle and to the first stop sign. Turn RIGHT onto Neal Road and travel approximately 2 miles crossing Railroad Tracks. Turn LEFT onto Bennett Memorial Road. Turn LEFT into Bennett Place State Historic Site.

From Petersburg, VA: From I-85 SOUTH take the Cole Mill Road EXIT # 173. Turn LEFT onto Cole Mill Road Traveling SOUTH underneath I-85. Travel to the first traffic light. Turn RIGHT onto to Hillsborough Road. Follow the brown state markers immediately veering LEFT onto Neal Road and underneath railroad trestle and to the first stop sign. Turn RIGHT onto Neal Road and travel approximately 2 miles crossing Railroad Tracks. Turn LEFT onto Bennett Memorial Road. Turn LEFT into Bennett Place State Historic Site.

From Hillsborough, NC: From I-85 Heading NORTH take the HWY 70/Hillsborough Road EXIT #170. Turn RIGHT onto to Hillsborough Road. Travel approximately 1-1 ½ miles on Hillsborough Road following the brown state historic signs to Bennett Memorial Road veering RIGHT to Bennett Memorial Road. Travel approximately ½ mile and Bennett Place State Historic Site will be on your RIGHT.

From Chapel Hill: From US 15-501 Travel on 15-501 BYPASS NORTH take the Moreene Road Exit and turn LEFT at the top of the ramp. Follow the road approximately 2 miles. Turn LEFT onto Bennett Memorial Road and Bennett Place is on the LEFT.


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