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Andrew Johnson House – Raleigh, NC

Andrew Johnson House – Raleigh, NC

  • Author: Nerd Trips
  • Date Posted: Mar 20, 2014
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  • Address: 222 W. Hargett St. Raleigh, NC 27601
Andrew Johnson birthplace - Raleigh, NC

Andrew Johnson birthplace – Raleigh, NC

Andrew Johnson may be one of country’s most unpopular presidents, but you may have a new perspective after visiting his birthplace in Raleigh, North Carolina. The house has been moved to Mordecai Historic Park, home to several other historic buildings.

222 W. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

http://www.raleighnc.gov/parks/content/ParksRec/Articles/Parks/Mordecai.html

Read about our visit in this post.

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Admission fee: Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center. I think we paid about $5. Check the website for the latest information. Along with the Johnson house, you can other buildings on the site and tour the Mordecai house.

Bathrooms: An updated Visitors Center has opened since we visited, so I cannot attest to the quality of the bathrooms.

Concessions/food: None/limited at the time of our visit. The Johnson house is located in Raleigh, so there are lots of restaurants/shops, but you’d probably need to drive.

Cars/getting there: We drove. There are some public transportation options, check the website. The Historic Raleigh Trolley leaves from Mordecai Historic Park.

Coffee cups (aka souvenirs): The gift shop was small when we visited. It  may be more extensive in the new Visitors Center.

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