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.