Day Seven - Princeton to Smithfield

Posted by Duke Homestead on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May 17, 2015


After photo opportunities and a solid breakfast we set out from Princeton on the way to Smithfield. I began the day walking with Mia Berg, and then with Julia.

After lunch provided by the Johnston County Visitor’s Bureau I was joined by two young men by the names of Lawrence and Tyler. They are booth local Civil War enthusiast and wanted to take part in part of the day’s walking. They were with me the last nine or so miles of the day.

Upon arrival in Smithfield I was received at the Hastings House and was give some nice cold water.


Shortly after arrival we went to a cemetery for a short wreath laying and remembrance ceremony. In the cemetery were approximately 15 Confederate Soldiers.

Following the ceremony we weren't over to the Johnston County Heritage Center for a dinner. So far, my time in Johnston County has been quite enjoyable.

Philip Brown

May 17, 2015

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