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Good place to visit and tour to get insights into the history of Raleigh and some of its most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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I cannot recommend this historic house tour highly enough. We have taken numerous historic house... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to visit and tour to get insights into the history of Raleigh and some of its most influential founders.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot recommend this historic house tour highly enough. We have taken numerous historic house tours in Charleston, Savannah, Wilmington and Raleigh and this was one of the best. The Mordecai House is in beautiful condition and our docent was very energetic and highly informative....More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

They cliam they do not have the funds to repair and paint the chapel, but they do. Renting the chapel is high dollar, make sure you bring plenty of decorations for your event! It’s a very plain chapel. The people that work there, oh, most...More

Thank JLH1965
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Fascinating to learn about some of the people that shaped Raleigh and its surrounding. A well worth short visit. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018

From this park, one can take a trolley tour that covers historic downtown Raleigh and learn about the history of the city. It was very fun and entertaining.

Thank Christy R
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

It was 100° outside so the guide kept it quick. My favorite part was the kitchen garden and the kitchen. It’s summer so the garden is bursting with greens, produce and flowers. I understand they still use the kitchen for special events. The visitor center...More

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 11 June 2018

What a fascinating site! The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. The grounds were gorgeous! We really enjoyed the Kitchen Garden! We've lived in this area for 5 years now and had no idea about the Park. We'll definitely be back to explore more and...More

Thank bakerm2290
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Knew this going in, many things closed on Monday, but we did pull up the info online and saw the history of the house, what the outbuildings were, and the Bouchall-Danielson House c. 1917 which is now the visitor's center. Nice to walk around with...More

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Never knew the history of Raleigh. Great tour guide. She knew her history of the family. Grounds were kept in great condition!

Thank 222macedon
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This was a great find. We enjoyed the walking tour. Our guide Shannon was very knowledgeable and made history fun. We learned a lot and the house and grounds were stunning!

Thank Elissa M
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Response from bonniewest2017 | Reviewed this property |
I personally do not know how far away it is but if you are used to inner city walking , then I think that it is very doable. It is quite difficult to find parking in downtown Raleigh period, but not impossible. Hope you... More