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The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.

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Crabtree Jones House

Photo by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright RHDC
Street Address: 
3017 Wake Forest Road
Date: 
ca. 1795

This Federal-style plantation house features molded weatherboards, modillion cornice, Flemish bond chimneys and six-panel doors. Nathaniel Jones, an early Wake County settler, built the dwelling. Today, the wooded site is an eighteenth-century island surrounded by late twentieth- and early twenty-first century commercial and industrial development. Private residence. 

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

On March 18 RHDC voted to forward two historic landmark applications for The Mecca and