Josephus Daniels House (Wakestone)

Wakestone was the home of Josephus Daniels, editor of the Raleigh News & Observer (1894-1933); Secretary of the Navy (1913-21) under President Woodrow Wilson; and Ambassador to Mexico (1933-41) under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The house was built in the Neoclassical style and constructed of Wake County quarry stones. This National Historic Landmark has been home to the Masonic Temple of Raleigh since 1950.

Date: 1920

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Josephus Daniels House, 2010

Josephus Daniels House, 2010

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Josephus Daniels House, 2010

Josephus Daniels House, 2010

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Josephus Daniels House, 2010

Josephus Daniels House, 2010

Entry. Image courtesy of A. Neifeld, Capital City Camera Club. View File Details Page

Josephus Daniels House, 2010

Josephus Daniels House, 2010

Cannon. Image courtesy of A. Neifeld, Capital City Camera Club. View File Details Page

Josephus Daniels House (Wakestone), 1966

Josephus Daniels House (Wakestone), 1966

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Street Address:

1520 Caswell Street [map]

Cite this Page:

RHDC, “Josephus Daniels House (Wakestone),” Raleigh Historic, accessed June 23, 2017, http://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/122.
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