Mordecai Historic Park

1 Mimosa St.
Raleigh, NC 27604- Map It
(919) 996-4364

AAA Editor Notes

Mordecai Historic Park is n. via Person St. to 1 Mimosa St. On the grounds is the 1785 plantation house once occupied by the Lane and Mordecai families. The house features original furnishings, portraits and books. A separate kitchen was built in 1842. Other structures in the park include the relocated 1795 house in which Andrew Johnson, the 17th president of the United States, was born; an 1810 law office; and the 1847 St. Mark's Chapel. Trolley tours of historic Raleigh depart from the park on Saturdays. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
House and grounds tour $5; $3 (ages 7-17 and 65+). Trolley tour $10; $4 (ages 7-17).
Hours: Guided 50-minute tours depart on the hour Tues.-Sat. 10-3, Sun. 1-3. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing. Tours not offered when school groups are present; phone ahead to confirm tour availability. Trolley tours depart on the hour Sat. 11-2, Mar.-Dec. Closed Jan. 1, Good Friday, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.