About Raleigh Historic

Raleigh Historic is a free mobile app which curates Raleigh's landscape through the use of geo-located historical text and archival images. As the site develops, archival film, oral history and other audio, as well as short documentary videos will be included.

Raleigh Historic is available in the iOS App Store and the Google Play Android App Market.

About RHDC

The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh's historic resources. Please visit www.rhdc.org for more information.

Research Partners

A variety of organizations have contributed to the collection of photographs for this site, including the NC State Archives and the City of Raleigh Museum.

Image Rights and Reproduction

All photographs in Raleigh Historic are used with the expressed permission of their creators, owners, or other caretakers. Sources are cited in the captions for each image. Please contact the source directly for more information regarding the photographs, including reproduction requests.

Development Partners

This project is built using Curatescape, a mobile framework for the Omeka archival content management system. Curatescape was created and is maintained by Cleveland State University's Center for Public History + Digital Humanities.

Privacy Policy

The Raleigh Historic Development Commission operates the Raleigh Historic website and app. Whenever you use Raleigh Historic, we collect basic information that your browser or device sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser or device version, content that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics, including your location (if you have given us permission to do so, e.g. by enabling location services in your browser or device). We use this information only to provide core functionality and do not collect personally identifiable information for marketing or any other purpose. On the website – but not in the mobile apps – Raleigh Historic shares some collected information with Google for the purpose of analyzing general usage patterns. Google's terms and policies are available here. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us.