This is the Briggs Hardware building which is home to the City of Raleigh Museum.

Raleigh and the End of the Civil War

Retreating Confederate soldiers, freed slaves, and an invading Union army all made Raleigh a city balancing on the edge of destruction and salvation in the final days of America's Civil War.  The City of Raleigh Museum invites you to explore this rapidly changing world of 1865 through a special walking tour of Downtown Raleigh. Join COR Museum Director, Ernest Dollar, as he uses letters, diaries, and photographs to reveal life in Raleigh the end of the Civil War. Tours begin at the historic Briggs Hardware and lasts approximately 1 hour. Register today. 

Date: April1 6

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Cost: Adults $10; 7-17 $6; 6 and under are free




City of Raleigh Museum
220 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

City of Raleigh Museum