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Mordecai Historic Park

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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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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Nice place for a wedding

Mordecai Historic Park is a wonderful place for a wedding. at Marks Church is an intimate space for the ceremony and a tent with catering makes for a nice day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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60 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Mordecai Historic Park is a wonderful place for a wedding. at Marks Church is an intimate space for the ceremony and a tent with catering makes for a nice day.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Mordecai Park had been recommended to me years ago so I made a point of visiting while in Raleigh recently. We arrived around noon but all the buildings were locked and two docents were sitting on the steps of the main house. There was a sign on the gift shop where you purchase tickets that a school group was on... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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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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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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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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555 helpful votes 555 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
20 helpful votes 20 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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