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 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 – March
Weekends only or by appointment.
Admission: $7.00 adults. $5.00 children (school age), children under 5 free
October 5, 6, & 7 Hands on History School Program
October 8th 10th Annual Oyster Roast
For on line purchases please click on the following link
October 8th & 9th Living History Days
Please visit our events page for more detailed information
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!