1785 This home was the largest plantation in Wake Co. NC and sits on it's original site. The bright yellow color was a signal of wealth.
View of the rear of the house
The bell was used to signal the slaves
Inside the Mordecai house
The ribbon on the right of the window was used to ring the bell
The house President Andrew Johnson was born in
Vegetable garden based on old documents
This church has been relocated to it's present location
This was an Attorneys office. It originally sat in a corner lot and could be entered from either street. That's why there are two front doors.
The original teal color was to impress potential clients and indicate success
The beaver top hat was another sign of success and money. The box below the hat , stored the hat when traveling.