Fort Defiance

Thank you for visiting Fort Defiance: Home of General William Lenoir.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which works to preserve and share the life and times of William Lenoir.



Upcoming Event

Photo Courtesy of The Blue and The Gray

US Civil War Living History Event

Learning To Walk Again

August 29th (Saturday) and 30th (Sunday) 11AM – 4PM

Click on the link for the program Living History Program

House tours $6.00 for adult $4.00 children (5-15), grounds are free. Admission to house and museum includes free ice cream


We are open for tours April through October

Thursday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, last tour at 4:00 PM
Sunday 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM, last tour at 4:00 PM

November through March, weekends only or by appointment

Cost: $6.00 adults. $4.00 children (school age), children under 5 free

Address and Directions
Physical Address:
1792 Fort Defiance Drive
Lenoir, NC 28645

We look forward to your visit!

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