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.
Read on to learn about a free hand-on history activity, making corn husk dolls.
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.)
On Wednesday, November 24th, 2021, from 1 to 4 p.m., stop by Mordecai Historic Park for a free Hands-On History activity.
You’ll make your own corn husk dolls and learn about their history.
This event will take place outdoors in the park. In case of rain, cornhusk materials will be available at Mordecai Visitor Center.
The program is free and open to the public. Registration is optional and not required. Supplies are first come, first serve.
Call 919-996-4364 for more information and updates.