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Wake County, North Carolina Landmarks

The landmarks listed below are located in Wake County, North Carolina.

City of Raleigh Museum

City of Raleigh Museum

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The City of Raleigh Museum is a local history museum associated with Raleigh, North Carolina. The museum is located in the historic Briggs Hardware Building in downtown Raleigh and has a number of exhibits and programs that are free to the public.

JC Raulston Arboretum

JC Raulston Arboretum

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27606
The JC Raulston Arboretum is a 10-acre (40,000 m2) arboretum and botanical garden administered by North Carolina State University. The Arboretum was established in 1976 by horticulturist James Chester Raulston and named after him.

Joel Lane House

Joel Lane House

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27603
The Joel Lane House, also known as Wakefield, was built in 1769 and is now a restored historic home and museum in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is the oldest dwelling in Wake County and contains collections of 18th century artifacts and period furnishings.

Memorial Tower

Memorial Tower

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27607
The North Carolina State University Memorial Belltower is a 115-foot-tall (35 m) free-standing bell tower on the Main Campus of North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

North Carolina Capital Building

North Carolina Capital Building

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The North Carolina State Capitol is the former seat of the legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Currently housing the offices of the Governor of North Carolina.

North Carolina Executive Mansion

North Carolina Executive Mansion

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The North Carolina Executive Mansion (also referred to as the North Carolina Governor's Mansion) is the official residence of the Governor of North Carolina and his or her family.

North Carolina General Assembly

North Carolina General Assembly

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The Legislators of North Carolina. Legislators in both chambers serve two-year terms.

North Carolina Museum of Art

North Carolina Museum of Art

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27607
The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) is an art museum in Raleigh, North Carolina. It opened in 1956 as the first major museum collection in the country to be formed by state legislation and funding.

North Carolina Supreme Court

North Carolina Supreme Court

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The Supreme Court of the State of North Carolina is the state's highest appellate court. Until the creation of the North Carolina Court of Appeals in the 1960s, it was the state's only appellate court.

Pope House Museum

Pope House Museum

Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, 27601
The Pope House Museum, built in 1901, is a restored home once owned by Dr. M. T. Pope, a prominent African-American citizen of Raleigh, North Carolina. Tours are by appointment only.

Top 10 Most Popular Wake County Landmarks

  1. North Carolina Capital Building
  2. North Carolina Supreme Court
  3. North Carolina General Assembly
  4. North Carolina Museum of Art
  5. Pope House Museum
  6. JC Raulston Arboretum
  7. Memorial Tower
  8. City of Raleigh Museum
  9. Joel Lane House
  10. North Carolina Executive Mansion

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