Historic Oak View County Park
This nineteenth century farmstead has been made into a county park and is devoted to interpreting the area's agricultural and rural heritage for the citizens of Wake County.
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There are three museums on the site of this county park: a Cotton Museum dedicated to interpreting the history of cotton, the Farm History Center which interprets farm life over the last three hundred years, and an 1850 antebellum home that houses temporary exhibits.
Historic Oak View offers educational programming Monday through Friday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Their programs are written to comply with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction’s guidelines for Social Studies. Elementary programs include artifact discoveries, the history of agriculture in North Carolina, a tour of the homestead, and a scavenger hunt in correlation with the cotton museum. Middle school students will tour the farm and learn about the changing face of farm life in Raleigh from the mid-19th century until today. Visit their website for program information.
Historic Oak View Park is located at 4028 Carya Drive in Raleigh. To make reservations, please call Sara Drumheller at (919) 212-7695 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.View Larger Map