Thank you for visiting Fort Defiance: Home of William Lenoir. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which works to preserve and share the life and times of William Lenoir and his 1792 historic home.
We are open for tours:
New Winter Hours
November – March
Saturday and Sunday 12- 4
Weekends only or by appointment.
April through October
Thursday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Last tour is usually 1 hour before closing
Admission: $7.00 adults. $5.00 children (5 – 15), children under 5 free
Relic hunting and/or the use of a metal detector is prohibited on the grounds of Fort Defiance. Removal of any artifacts from the grounds will result in prosecution.
Address and Directions
1792 Fort Defiance Drive
Lenoir, NC 28645
We look forward to your visit!