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Address: 1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone Number: 919 857 4362
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A glimpse of the past

The Mordecai Historic Park is a collection of historic buildings centered on the Mordecai plantation house. The site is ran by the state of North Carolina and offers special... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Mordecai Historic Park is a collection of historic buildings centered on the Mordecai plantation house. The site is ran by the state of North Carolina and offers special programs throughout the year focusing on the state’s history. There is a Visitor’s Center across the street from the site where you pay the entrance fee of $5 per adult as... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was a pretty cool place to stroll around. There was a gift shop and several historical buildings to peek at. But sadly, there was a school tour and I couldn't access anything. Maybe next time!

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Mordecai is the sight of one of the largest plantations in Wake County and the Mordecai house is the oldest in Raleigh that is still in its original location. If you don't get a guided tour you won't get into the house or any of the other buildings on the lot so I highly recommend the guided tour. Our guide... More 

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Palatine, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

Decided to walk here after a visit to the capitol. It was twenty minutes down a nice street filled with houses from the post civil war era. The Park is a nice little collection of buildings moved here to surround the oldest Raleigh Home still on its foundation. It includes the Mordecai House which was lived in by 5 generations... More 

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Front Royal, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

During my last trip to Raleigh I decided to check out the Mordecai house. I took a guided tour through the many buildings in the park. My tour guide, Katie Vanhoy was very informative and personable, answering my many many questions! I was pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoyed and learned throughout my tour. The park is beautiful itself... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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79 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Visited here on a Christmas Open House and the admission was free. Toured the main house which had Christmas decorations from different times and told about this history of Christmas in the United States. Main house was nicely decorated with several Christmas trees decorated in different time spans that showed the evolution of Christmas Decorations. It was very educational. House... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The staffing at the venue has always been kind and gracious to the students from the Governor Morehead School for the Blind.

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

I started at the Joel Lane house and walked through part of the historic Oakwood district to the Mordecai Historic park. The tour guide at the Joel Lane house recommended I not arrive before 1pm because school groups tour the grounds in the morning. If you visit the Raleigh Visitors website you can easily find the hours of operation. I... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We went to the Haunted Lantern Tour for Halloween and it was fantastic! We had to get tickets ahead of time, because last year we couldn't get in because it was sold out! Excited I got to go this year, I was prepared! So, I wasn't entirely sure about what to expect, then I heard it was a "scary" tour.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Wish I'd had time for the house tour. The grounds are lovely, and I did get to see several of the outbuildings. I recommend a visit because it's so pretty! Definitely worth the drive just a bit outside downtown.

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