Historical Resources and Museum Program
The HRM Program oversees operations and programs at Mordecai Historic Park, the City of Raleigh Museum, the Raleigh Trolley, the Pope House, the Latta House and University Site, the Tucker House, the Borden Building and Stone Circle at Fletcher Park, and the Fred Fletcher Amphitheater.
Upcoming Holiday Events
Saturday, February 8th and 15th - The Raleigh Trolley Celebrates Black History Month: Celebrate Black History month on this special trolley tour highlighting the sites and people important to Raleigh's African American heritage. For more information, visit the Historic Raleigh Trolley page.
Saturday, February 8th - Raleigh Jr. Interpreters: Do you have a child that loves history? Come join us for our Junior Interpreters Program. We will engage Raleigh's young citizens through hands-on experiences, field trips, and volunteering in order to foster an appreciation for local history. For more information, visit the City of Raleigh Museum page.
Saturday, February 22nd - 1812 Militia Muster at Mordecai Historic Park: Come out to Mordecai Historic Park to experience life as a soldier first hand. Reenactors will be on site from 10am-3pm. For more information, visit the Mordecai Historic Park page.
Fred Fletcher park is home to the historic Borden Building. The Borden Building is one of two remaining buildings on the former campus of the Methodist Home for Children. Built in 1900, the building is available for special event rentals.Find out more about the Borden Building
City of Raleigh Museum
Fred Fletcher Amphitheater
Fred Flethcer Amphitheater is located in Fred Fletcher Park, close to the historic Borden Building. The Amphitheater can accommodate up to 300 people and is available for special event rentals.Find out more about Fred Fletcher Amphitheater
Historic Raleigh Trolley
Historic Raleigh Trolley Tours depart from Mordecai Historic Park every Saturday March through December. The trolley can also be rented for special events and charter tours.Find out more about the Raleigh Trolley
Latta House and University Site
The Latta House and University Site is located in the historic Oberlin neighborhood, this two acre site was home to the Reverend M.L. Latta House and Latta University founded in 1892. Unfortunately, the Latta House was destroyed by fire in 2007.Find out more about the Latta House and University Site
Mordecai Historic Park
Mordecai Historic Park is home to some of Raleigh's greatest historic treasures including the Mordecai House ca. 1785 and the Birthplace of Andrew Johnson. Mordecai Historic Park offers tours, events, field trips, trolley tours, and much more.Find out more about Mordecai Historic Park
The Tucker House, located in historic Oakwood, is a beautiful early twentieth-century home available for meetings, weddings, receptions, and parties.Find out more about the Tucker House
Pope House Museum
Built in 1901, the Pope House Museum is the only African-American house museum in the state of North Carolina. The house museum features original furnishings and artifacts giving insight into a remarkable man and family. The museum is open for free tours on Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Last tour starts at 2:00 PM.Find out more about the Pope House Museum
Join us as a Volunteer!
Volunteers are always needed at our historic sites and museums. The opportunities are open to everyone and volunteers are an essential part of our success!Find out more about Volunteering for the Historical Resources and Museum Program