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Lane-Bennett House

Joseph Lane, brother of Joel Lane, who owned the land upon which Raleigh was founded, built this small Georgian style farmhouse in western Wake County. The house, moved to its present location in 1980 to prevent demolition, has been rehabilitated. Joseph Gales, founder of the newspaper Raleigh Register, once owned the house. Private residence.

Date: 1775

Images

Lane-Bennett House, 2009
Lane-Bennett House, 2009 Image by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright Raleigh Historic Development Commission.
Lane-Bennett House, 1975.
Lane-Bennett House, 1975. Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.
Lane-Bennett House, 1975.
Lane-Bennett House, 1975. Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.

Location

7408 Ebenezer Church Road

Metadata

RHDC, “Lane-Bennett House,” Raleigh Historic, accessed February 23, 2024, https://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/11.