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Joel Lane Museum House-Built circa 1769 and
home to "The Father of Raleigh," the site offers
an understanding of struggles and achievements
of the 18th century.
160 S. Saint Mary's St., Raleigh, 919.833.3431
Mordecai Historic Park-Once the site of the
largest plantation in Wake County, the Mordecai
House is the oldest house in Raleigh on its
original location. Recreated 19th-century
1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, 919.996.4364
Historic Yates Mill County Park
There's an undeniable energy in downtown
Raleigh. Today's leadership for North Carolina
works in stately buildings that echo with voices
from the past and today.
North Carolina Executive Mansion-Governor's
home since 1891, 30 North Carolina governors
have resided here. Tours available.
200 N. Blount St., Capital District, Raleigh,
North Carolina State Legislative Building-
Watch the legislative branch of state government
in action. Informative guided tours available with
16 W. Jones St., Capital District, Raleigh,
North Carolina Museum of History
Often with a singular vision, these spots
celebrate special aspects of the area.
In Tandem/Movin' On Museum-Breaker.
Breaker. This is the world's only official museum
for the 1970s "Movin' On" TV series. Open by
14917 Creedmoor Rd., Wake Forest,
Legends of Harley Drag Racing Museum-
Get inspired by the stories of Raleigh icon and
Hall of Fame racer Ray Price, who passed away
in 2016. If you get really inspired, the dealership
1126 S. Saunders St., Tobacco Road HarleyDavidson, Raleigh, 919.832.2261
North Carolina Railroad Museum and New
Hope Valley Railway-More than 100 years ago
the railway transported timber. Today it provides
a nostalgic ride and hands-on history lesson.
3900 Bonsal Rd., New Hill, 919.362.5416
North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame
Raleigh Fire Museum-150 years of firefighting
history to explore. Located at the Keeter Training
Center. Open second Sat. of the month.
105 Keeter Center Dr., Raleigh, 919.964.1070
North Carolina State Capitol-From 1840
to 1888, the Capitol houses all of the state
government. Today only the governor and
lieutenant governor occupy the first floor.
1 E. Edenton St., Capital District, Raleigh,
Stand on the ground where history happened.
Andrew Johnson Birthplace-The journey to
the White House began in a simple log cabin in
Dec. 1808. Currently located at Mordecai
Historic Oak View County Park-A 19thcentury historic farmstead inviting visitors to learn
about North Carolina's agricultural heritage and
4028 Carya Dr., Raleigh, 919.250.1013
Historic Yates Mill County Park-The sprawling
174-acre park is home to historic Yates Mill,
the last operable water-powered gristmill in
4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, 919.856.6675
North Carolina State Capitol
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