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. (But read on for a chance for free tours.)
Free Friday at Mordecai Historic Park
Friday, January 27th, 2023
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Take a free tour of Mordecai Historic Park! 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.
The first tour will begin at 10 a.m. and the last tour starts at 3 p.m. Tours start every 30 minutes and are limited to 20 people on a first-come, first-served basis.
Free event, no registration is necessary. Please call 919-996-4364 for more information.