Featured Tours: 5

Oberlin originated as a freedman’s village, established by blacks after Emancipation. Oral tradition holds that some purchased land from whites as early as the 1860s, others were given land by the…
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Health care is a major industry in twenty-first century Raleigh, so it is odd to recall that there were no hospitals and few doctors here in the early nineteenth century. White physicians generally…
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Method, a southwest Raleigh neighborhood, evolved from a freedman’s village established in the 1870s. It was one of a dozen or so that surrounded the city in the years after Emancipation, when blacks…
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The Capital City Trail, established in 1963, was a heritage trail highlighting 45 sites around central Raleigh. A printed guide mapped the properties, gave a thumbnail history of each, and suggested a…
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Developed from 1792 through 1950s Two centuries of Raleigh's history are represented in the architecture of the Capitol Square Historic District The most prominent building in the Capitol…
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