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Historic Oakwood, Raleigh, North Carolina

 
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zsoldicsa's pictureby zsoldicsa History & Culture travel tip
added on the 12th of January, 2011
For a taste of some real 19th century history, you should definitely go to the Historic Oakwood district which is the only remaining, intact area that dates back to the 19th century. Beautiful and amazing old houses, well-kept gardens and friendly residents make the place worth visiting. There are annual programs, tours, and other special events organized throughout the year and taking part in them you will feel a little bit more alive and knowledgeable of another way of life.

Don't miss a visit to the district, I'm sure you will love it!

Address:
E Franklin St, Raleigh, NC 27604, USA

Price:
Special tours are charged. Check their website for more info.

Opening Hours:
All day long.

On the web:
http://www.historicoakwood.org/

 
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