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Christmas in the Piedmont

Visit Bennett Place during the Christmas season and witness how this occasion was celebrated in the Piedmont Carolinas during the American Civil War. Living historians will decorate the farm in a typical modest fashion of the time. There will be cooking demonstrations in the kitchen house, Christmas decorations and packages in the main house, soldiers will be on hand to demonstrate Christmas in the field and of course, a visit with Ole St. Nick. Complimentary hot apple cider will be available. There will also be a bake sale where you can purchase some sweet treats. All proceeds from the bake sale go towards the preservation of the site.

  • 4409 Bennett Memorial Rd
  • Durham, North Carolina 27705
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Location:
    Bennett Place State Historic Site
  • Admission:
    $5 per adult/$3 per child (3-16) under 3 FREE
  • Contact:
    Diane Smith
  • diane.smith@ncdcr.gov
  • 919-383-4345
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