Stepping Back in Time

Johnston County can offer a "hands on" history lesson for all ages from the Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site to the Benson Museum of Local History...we invite you to explore our corner of history in North Carolina. And history is best served with a little taste of local Eastern-style barbecue and sweet tea!

Suggested Itinerary:

9:30am      Bentonville Battlefield

11:00am     Benson Museum of Local History

12:00N       Lunch at Holt Lake

Enjoy North Carolina Barbecue, seafood, and county-style cookin' served with hush puppies and sweet tea.

1:00pm      Ava Gardner Museum

2:00pm     Johnston County Heritage Center

3:00p        Tobacco Farm Life Museum

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