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

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The area where this is located is so beautiful. The museum house is well maintained and there is a lot to see on the sight. We took the Trolley tour so got to see even more of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Monica58860
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Dousman, Wisconsin
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

St. Marks Chapel is a small chapel in Historic Mordecai, The park is a great place to visit and the Chapel is the best kept secret in Raleigh if you want to have a small intimate wedding with 40-50 guests.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We had a tour guide through both the Mordecai House and grounds. She was very knowledgeable and shared information about the family. Our group of 14 may have been just a bit large for the house tour, would be better with a group of 6-8, but still enjoyable. I walked away knowing more about antebellum life in North Carolina.

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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70 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The area where this is located is so beautiful. The museum house is well maintained and there is a lot to see on the sight. We took the Trolley tour so got to see even more of the area we stayed in. Raleigh is the Oak City so many oak trees there.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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289 attraction reviews
541 helpful votes 541 helpful votes
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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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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633 reviews 633 reviews
390 attraction reviews
452 helpful votes 452 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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255 reviews 255 reviews
79 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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