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.
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.)
You can find upcoming events on Mordecai Historic Park’s Facebook page.
Here is one upcoming event:
Free Friday at Mordecai Historic Park
Friday, January 17th, 2020
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, & the Allen Kitchen. Tours begin on the hour & half hour & are limited to 20 people per tour. The first tour will begin at 10 a.m. & the last tour starts at 3 p.m. Free tours are offered only twice a year, so don’t miss out!
First come, first served. Free event, no registration necessary.