Dickson House, 1950s (Hillsborough, North Carolina General Development Plan, 1968-1988)
Outbuilding on original Dickson Farm, 1960s.
"General Johnston's Officer and Orderly Room
Here took place the discussions regarding terms of surrender by General Johnston, Confederate Secretary of War Breckinridge, Mr. Mallory, and Confederate Governor Vance. From here, General Johnston with his staff rode along the old Hillsboro-Durham Road April 27 to make his final surrender of his army to General Sherman."
The house was moved in 1982.
After move to downtown Hillsborough, 1982.
The original site is now a Wal-Mart. The restored house serves as the Hillsborough Visitor Center.
Approximate original location of the Alexander Dickson house, with historic "Civil War Trails" plaque in the foreground.