Joel Lane Museum House

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Atlas Obscura

Eighteenth century house of the mysterious "Father of Raleigh."  Full review →



Dating to the 1760s, the oldest dwelling in Raleigh was the home of Joel Lane, known as the "father of Raleigh" because he once owned the property on which the capital city grew Full review →



His plantation manor, built in 1769, is now known as the Joel Lane Museum House and provides unique insight into Colonial living. Full review →

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