Bennett House http://wunc.org en Durham Man Discovers Civil War Era Cannonball http://wunc.org/post/durham-man-discovers-civil-war-era-cannonball <p>A Durham man who discovered a Civil War era cannonball in his yard had it detonated by a bomb squad this week.</p><p>Michael Jacobs took the cannonball to an antiques dealer. But, it ended up with a Durham bomb squad. They had to disarm it; in spite of its age, it could still explode.</p><p>John Guss is with the historic Bennett House in Durham. Guss says the area was a hotbed of Civil War activity in 1865:</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 14:47:08 +0000 Sam Sanders 18528 at http://wunc.org Durham Man Discovers Civil War Era Cannonball