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Have a Historical Children’s Birthday Party!

Have a Historical Children’s Birthday Party! Does your child love playing dress up and is interested in the early history of America? We have the perfect spot for his or her birthday party. One-hour event includes an age-appropriate tour of Joel Lane’s house and the “kitchen,” followed by your choice of one activity for the children: writing with a quill pen, rag doll making, tin punching an ornament, or dipping a beeswax candle. Playing old-time toys and games is also included. Limit is 15 people including adults; admission is $10 per person; and no food or drink is allowed on the grounds. Available times: Saturdays at 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00 pm or Sunday afternoons. Advanced reservations are required. To make a reservation, contact us at 919-833-3431 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Thank you for the excellent tour of the Joel Lane House.  I learned a lot about the history of Raleigh as well as the Joel Lane House.  I learned how harsh conditions were back then and how we take for granted things they did not have back then.  The structure of houses has really changed a lot since the Joel Lane House was built.