The Mordecai Story Square Roots A Family Story Capital Cartography An Emblem of Human Mercy The Music Man Women of Change
The Historic Resources and Museum (HRM) Program exhibits explore Raleigh’s history by presenting the people, places, and events unique to our capital city.
The HRM Program is proud to extend the following exhibits to reach our audience, digitally. You can now explore Raleigh’s rich and diverse history from the comfort of anywhere! Browse all exhibits below.
The Mordecai Story
The Mordecai Story: Faith, Family, and Community in Raleigh
Examine two centuries of history through the lens of the Mordecai story! By considering faith, family, and community, this exhibit sheds light on the many people—both enslaved and free—who were part of the Mordecai story from the late 18th century through the early 20th century.
Square Roots: The History of Moore Square
Explore one of Raleigh’s most significant historic sites, Moore Square! Located in the heart of Raleigh since the city’s founding in 1792.
A Family Story
A Family Story: Images from the Pope House Museum
Navigate through photographs from the Pope House Museum Collection illuminating African American family life in the segregated South.
Capital Cartography: A History of Raleigh in Maps
Examine over 200 years of maps, showing how Raleigh has evolved since its founding.
An Emblem of Human Mercy
An Emblem of Human Mercy: The Wake County Red Cross
Meet the Raleigh chapter of the Red Cross, which inspired women from all over North Carolina to take action during World War I and the Spanish Flu epidemic.
The Music Man
The Music Man: The Life and Legacy of Joseph Winters
Witness the musical acts brought to the Capitol City by one of Raleigh’s finest.