Mordecai Historic Park, at 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh, includes the Mordecai House, which is the oldest house in Raleigh in its original location. It was built in 1785. It became a public park in 1972.
The park also includes:
- Cure barn ca. 1840
- Plantation Office ca. 1840
- Ellen Mordecai Garden ca. 1842
- Mordecai Spring
- Allen Kitchen ca. 1842
- Andrew Johnson Birthplace ca. 1800
- Badger Iredell Law Office ca. 1810
- St. Mark’s Chapel ca. 1847
- Bouchall-Danielson House ca. 1917
The park encompasses 3.2 acres in the heart of downtown Raleigh.
Tours cost $7 for adults, $3 for seniors, $4 for youth. Kids 6 and under are free.
Free Friday at Mordecai Historic Park
Friday, August 25, 2023
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mordecai Historic Park will offer free tours throughout the day on this special Friday! Tours include the Mordecai House, Andrew Johnson’s birthplace, St. Mark’s Chapel, and the Allen Kitchen.
Tours begin on the hour & half hour and are limited to 20 people per tour. Starting at the Visitor Center, the first tour will begin at 10:00 a.m. and the last tour starts at 3:00 p.m.
Free tours are offered only twice a year, so don’t miss out! First come, first served; no registration is necessary. Please call 919-996-4364 for more information.