Teaching through our historic sites


  • Visitors Center: features an orientation program “Dawn of Peace” (maximum seating for 50 people), exhibits on the Bennett family, the Civil War home front and the story of the surrender.

  • Historic structures: the reconstructed farmhouse with original chimney; separate kitchen building and smokehouse.

  • Gift-shop: located in the Visitor Center lobby featuring items related to the Civil War.

  • The Visitors Center and restrooms are handicapped accessible. The historic structures have steps and are partially accessible with assistance.

  • Open-air picnic area (9 tables)

  • Soda and water vending machine

  • On-site bus parking

  • Restaurants located within 2 miles of site

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