201 North Churton Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
The Orange County Historical Museum interprets the history of Orange County, North Carolina, founded in 1752. On April 18, 1865, Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered 90,000 Confederate troops to Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman at Bennett Place, a farm at nearby Durham Station, then part of Orange County (now Durham County). Prior to surrender, Gen. Wade Hampton camped at the Alexander Dickson home in Hillsborough.
Bennett Place State Historic Site
Durham, North Carolina | Once the home of James and Nancy Bennitt (or Bennett), this 189 acre Piedmont North Carolina farm became the location of the...
Greensboro Historical Museum
Greensboro, North Carolina | With more than 17,000 square feet of stories, the museum is the perfect place to learn about Greensboro and the role it...
Museum of the Albemarle
Elizabeth City, North Carolina | The museum tells the story of the people who have lived in the Albemarle region from prehistory to the present.
North Carolina Museum of History
Raleigh, North Carolina | The museum encourages visitors to explore state, regional, and local North Carolina history.