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.
“Closed this weekend, January 7th and 8th due to the winter snow storm. Hwy. 268 is not a major highway and is usually cleared after other major roads. Please stay safe and warm”.
We are open for tours:
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
November – March
Saturday 10 – 4 and Sunday 1 – 4
Weekends only or by appointment.
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!