• A Walking Tour: The African-American History of City Cemetery

    This tour focuses on African-Americans who lived in Raleigh, beginning with establishment of municipal City Cemetery in 1798 to the life of scholar,teacher and activist Anna Julia Cooper (1858-1964). With John George, Terry Harper, Betsy Haywood, Jane Thurman Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, 4-5 pm (Rain or Shine) Meet at City Cemetery Gate, East and Hargett […]

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  • Historic Preservation Workshop 2018

    City Cemetery, East & Hargett Streets, Raleigh, NC Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:00 am – 1 pm (rain date: April 21, 2018) Dean Ruedrich, Restoration Specialist and Preservationist Terry Harper, Preservationist and Archaeologist The program includes a brief tour of cemetery. Discussion of preservation, restoration and conservation objectives in historic cemeteries. This includes best practices for restoration and cleaning methods of cast iron fences and monuments, as well as planning […]

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  • Mt. Hope Cemetery 9th Annual Walking Tour

    Mt. Hope Cemetery- meet at Fayetteville Street gate With Jane Thurman and Edna Rich-Ballentine Sat., June 2, 2018, 10-11 am Rain date, Sat., June 9, 10-11 am

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  • Restoration Workshop

    Registration and payment required. Attendance limited. Rain date, Sat., April 21, 2018 More information to come.

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  • City Cemetery Walking Tour

    The Annual City Cemetery Walking Tour with John George and Betsy Shaw will be Monday September 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ***Update: We are refurbishing the fence at City Cemetery along East Street. Both of those gates are locked.

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  • You and Your DNA

    Why test, how to test, and, what to do with the results. Who are you? Where did your ancestors live? Learn the answers to these exciting questions!       Sat., June 3, 2017, 10 am -Noon Mordecai Visitor Center, 1101 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC  Seating is limited, please RSVP by May 30, 2017. dmauney64@gmail.com   919-302-1510 […]

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  • Mt. Hope Cemetery Walking Tour

    RCCP will hold its 8th annual walking tour of historic Mt. Hope Cemetery, a public African-American cemetery located in Raleigh, on Saturday, April 22 at 10 am. Edna Rich-Ballentine and Jane Thurman will lead the tour. The tour meets at the cemetery’s Fayetteville Street gates. Rain date is April 29, at 10 am.

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  • Annual Labor Day Tour City Cemetery

    RCCP Members and the Public are invited to tour Raleigh’s City Cemetery founded in 1798. John George will lead the tour and share stories of Raleigh’s early citizens who rest here. Tour begins Monday, September 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the East Street Gate. ***Rain Date is September 10, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

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  • Annual Labor Day Tour of Raleigh City Cemetery

    RCCP Members and the Public are invited to tour Raleigh’s City Cemetery founded in 1798. John George will lead the tour and share stories of Raleigh’s early citizens who rest here. Tour begins Monday, September 4, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the East Street Gate. ***Rain Date is September 10, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

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  • 7th Annual Mount Hope Cemetery Walking Tour

    Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 10 am Meet at the Main Gate, Fayetteville Street, Raleigh  

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