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Garner, NC 27529-7924
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Lake Benson Park is a popular park in town. It is also home to the Lake Benson Boat House which is open for seasonal fishing and boating. Though the parkland features a lake, you cannot swim in it. This parkland consists of playgrounds, trails, picnic spots and open spaces for football games and kite flying. It also hosts town events like family movies and camping.
Clemmons Educational State Forest managed by the North Carolina Forest Service aims to provide ecological education through exhibits, self-guided trails and classes conducted by Rangers.
Centered around a restored gristmill that is the only remaining gristmill in Wake County, this park also features numerous trails, outdoor classrooms, research labs, ponds, and boardwalks.
The Walnut Hill Cotton Gin is a historic structure built around 1848. Previously home to a cotton gin machine, it is today used as a residence by architect Jim Smith, who is also responsible for restoring the building. It is well known for being one of the few remaining cotton gin houses in North Carolina. It became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
The Walnut Hill Historic District is a 157 acre (64 hectares) historic area comprising of 40 residential structures. The district shows a mix of Victorian and Gothic Revival styles of architecture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 because of its historical importance.
Dedicated to interpreting agricultural and rural heritage, this Antebellum farmstead features an 1855 Greek Revival house, a detached plank kitchen, a cotton gin museum, an herb garden, picnic facilities, a barn, and a 3,000 square foot museum known as the Farm History Center.
A city location for Muslim worship and other services.
During the final year of the American Civil War, Raleigh National Cemetery was built so as to provide the Union's slain with a final resting place. Situated in downtown Raleigh, the cemetery spans seven acres (2.8 hectares), and is known particularly for its Artillery Monument. The cemetery is closed on all Federal holidays other than Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
The Estey Hall popular as the oldest building surviving at Shaw, is a late Victorian style structure. Also known as the first building constructed for the higher education of the black women in the United States. The women attended the lectures at the Estey Hall in different fields such as music, art, religion and economic. The hall stood strong for almost 100 years to the Shaw university.
In Downtown Raleigh, the Moore Square is the place to go to if you want a taste of the local culture. Named after the former State Attorney General Alfred E. Moore, this square started as a gathering place, then, through its course in history, it gradually grew in importance in the community. It became the place in the city, where all the major, and even the seemingly minor, cultural events were held. From Farmer's Markets to the bigger events like the World Beer Festival and Artsplosure, the Moore Square retains its place as a focal point for culture in Raleigh.
Named after Alfred Moore, the Moore Square Historic District is featured on the National Register of Historic Places. This district consists of East Hargett Street, formerly Black Main Street, City Market, Marbles Kids Museum and IMAX Theater. Various programs and community events are organised here such as the Raleigh Art Festival, movie in the park and farmers market. All of these activities makes this area lively and a must-visit destination when in town.
Established in the year 1907, it is a historic neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has over 250 houses, 12 streets and seven entrances to the neighborhood. It is named after William S. Boylan, a publisher from New Jersey. A rock band The Connells produced an album named Boylan Heights in the year 1987. The neighborhood features predominance of wood, bungalows, Classical and Colonial revival houses, trees, sidewalks, and so on. It projects original architectural values of beauty and elegance.