Spaces Available for MCHA Day Trip to Raleigh Sites
A few places are still available on a guided day tour Wednesday, Nov. 10, sponsored by the Moore County Historical Association to sites of historical interest in Wake County and Raleigh.
The first stop will be at the Joel Lane House, built in 1770 and furnished with 18th century furniture. The Joel Lane House is the oldest in Wake County.
In the afternoon, the next stop is the N.C. Museum of History to see the traveling exhibit “Discover the Real George Washington.” The exhibit includes personal items from his everyday life and several items belonging to Martha Washington. The tour includes a visit to a display of 70 pieces of Thomas Day furniture. Day was a free man of color who produced furniture in Milton between 1820 and 1860.
The tour leaves the Shaw House at 8:30 a.m. and returns at 5 p.m. Members’ tickets are $60, and nonmembers’, $65. The fee covers transportation and entry fees. Lunch will be dutch treat at Irregardless Cafe.
Call (910) 692-2051 to reserve a place on this tour.
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