Mordecai Historic Park

  • Address: 1 Mimosa St., Raleigh, NC 27604
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.996.4364

About

The Mordecai House was once the seat of one of the largest plantations in central N.C. Over two hundred African Americans slaves lived and labored on the property in the decades between the American Revolution and the Civil War. The historic house and surrounding landscape, now preserved as a City of Raleigh park, help illuminate the stories of their lives. Take a guided tour to learn more. Admission for park tours: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, $3 for youth (7-17), free for children (six and under). Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-4pm; Sun., 1-4pm; one-hour tours begin every hour, with last tour at 3pm; call or visit website to confirm.

  • About

    The Mordecai House was once the seat of one of the largest plantations in central N.C. Over two hundred African Americans slaves lived and labored on the property in the decades between the American Revolution and the Civil War. The historic house and surrounding landscape, now preserved as a City of Raleigh park, help illuminate the stories of their lives. Take a guided tour to learn more. Admission for park tours: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, $3 for youth (7-17), free for children (six and under). Hours: Tues.-Sat., 10am-4pm; Sun., 1-4pm; one-hour tours begin every hour, with last tour at 3pm; call or visit website to confirm.

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    General Amenities
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    • Admission Charge $: 5
    • Children Welcome:
    • Free Parking:
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    • Location: Downtown
    • Near Interstate:
    • Pets Friendly:
      • Allowed With Restrictions
    • Monday Hours: closed
    • Tuesday Hours: 10am-4pm
    • Wednesday Hours: 10am-4pm
    • Thursday Hours: 10am-4pm
    • Friday Hours: 10am-4pm
    • Saturday Hours: 10am-4pm
    • Sunday Hours: 1pm-4pm
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    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Number of Rooms 4
    • Theatre Capacity 70
    • Banquet Capacity 40
    • Classroom Capacity 70
    • Reception Capacity 250
    • Description Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, Mordecai's St. Mark's Chapel provides a warm, intimate setting for any small wedding or gathering. The Mordecai Historic Park Grounds and East Lawn make a unique and memorable backdrop for your special day. Tents, dancing, amplified music, and alcohol are allowed on the grounds. The Mordecai Visitors Center Classroom and Gallery are available for engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, company events and more. Please direct all rental inquires to 919.996.4363.
    • Space Notes Chairs and tables only provided for classroom.
    • Total Capacity 150
    • Alcohol Allowed
    • Any Outside Catering Allowed
    • Band Allowed
    • AV Equipment
    • Parking Onsite
    • Wireless in Meeting Space
    • Rental Equipment Available
    • Banquet Facilities
    Mordecai Grounds and East Lawn
    • Reception Capacity: 250
    St. Mark's Chapel
    • Classroom Capacity: 55
    • Theater Capacity: 55
    Visitors Center Classroom
    • Banquet Capacity: 40
    • Classroom Capacity: 70
    • Theater Capacity: 70
    • Reception Capacity: 75
    Visitors Center Gallery
    • Reception Capacity: 75
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