North Carolina State Capitol

1 East Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601

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The North Carolina State Capitol is dedicated to sharing the stories of the enslaved African Americans whose skill and labor constructed and maintained this building.

This site is an ongoing research project that will change over time as new information or records are located. Retracing the lives of enslaved people can be a difficult process, as those keeping and updating written records were primarily White and often themselves enslavers. If you have information on any of the people on this site or slavery at the State Capitol, please contact us.

The North Carolina State Capitol is administered by the Division of State Historic Sites under the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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Sketch of the State Capitol, 1870s
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