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Educational Programs

Our primary mission is to educate about Colonel Joel Lane and life in 18th-century Wake County.

The Joel Lane Museum House offers several opportunities to educators to teach students about life in 18th-century Wake County including Field Trips to the site and In-School Presentations. Click the links at left to learn more or send us a message.

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What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie