Civil War | Historic Site
Somerset Place State Historic Site
2572 Lake Shore Road
Creswell, NC 27928
At the dawn of the Civil War, Somerset Place was a wealthy planter's estate and home to more than 300 enslaved men, women, and children. As a result of the war, it was transformed into a shadowy remain that proved home to no one. The stories surrounding that transformation provide a microscopic view of social, emotional, economic, and legal impacts of the war on individual Southerners of different races and genders.
Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace State Historic Site
Weaverville, North Carolina | Birthplace of North Carolina's Civil War Governor Zebulon B. Vance.
Beaufort Historic Site
Beaufort, North Carolina | Tours of the site include the Josiah Bell House, home of Rebel spy Josiah Fisher Bell.
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...
Asheville, North Carolina | This 1840 brick mansion was the home of William Wallace McDowell.