Mordecai Historic Park
One block away. This property was once a part of the largest plantation in Wake County. Check the website for special events and tours: raleighnc.gov/museums
The Historic Mordecai house is the star of this attraction with original home decor and furniture. The other buildings include President Andrew Johnson's birth place and an old lawyers office.
Year 1785 | Acres 3.2 | Landmarks In the heart of downtown Raleigh Mordecai Historic Park was once the site of the largest plantation in Wake County. The Mordecai House is the oldest house in Raleigh on its original location. Historic outbuildings include the overseer's office and smokehouse, the…
Take a tour of the home Andrew Johnson was born in ...in Raleigh's oldest neighborhood.
“Lots of eclectic shops, food and entertainment. Big Ed’s is known for their fabulous country breakfast. Homemade biscuits, grits with red eye gravy, best pancakes ever! Been around forever! ”
“Yates Mill has been preserved and updated with an information center . A nice place to take a walk.”
“Locally made chocolate! Smells great too.... 15 minute walk and right next door to Stanbury Restaurant. ”
“Target, Olive Garden, Lowe's, Office Depot, Babies R Us, Marshalls, Home Goods, TJ Maxx, Michael's”