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    Todd Johnson Heritage Center
    Todd Johnson

    Todd Johnson is Executive Director of the Johnston County Heritage Center, the county’s official local history museum and library. From 2011 to 2014 he was director of the Ava Gardner Museum and now serves on the museum’s Board of Directors. Todd holds degrees from Campbell University (B.A. in history, 1986; M.A. in Christian Ministry, 2015) and North Carolina State University (M.A. in Public History, 1991) and is author of a number of books on Johnston and Wake County history. He has been a church musician at several congregations in Johnston and Wake Counties, currently serving as Minister of Music and Organist at Benson Baptist Church. Todd is married to the former Donna Barfield of Garner, and they have three adult children, Abby, Cliff, and Kevin. They live in the Woodall-Fleming House (circa 1870) in Smithfield’s Brooklyn Historic District.

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