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Pope House Museum

  • 511 S. Wilmington St.
    East Raleigh/South Park
    Raleigh, NC 27601

The 1901 Pope House represents life for a prominent African-American family. The house was built by Dr. Manassa Thomas Pope (1858-1934), one of the first graduates of the Leonard School of Medicine at Shaw University, an officer in an all-black volunteer unit during the Spanish-American War and a candidate for City Council in 1919. Occupied by family members until 2000, the house contains a remarkable collection of original furnishings, artifacts and documents that date back to 1851. Free admission. Hours: Sat., 10am-3pm; one-hour tours begin every hour, with last tour at 2pm.

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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