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 April 15th and 16th for Easter Holidays
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
New Winter Hours
November – March
Saturday and Sunday 12- 4
Weekends only or by appointment.
Admission: $7.00 adults. $5.00 children (5 – 15), children under 5 free
Photography is strictly prohibited inside the historic house museum. 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!