History of Market Plaza
PAST DATES AND TIMES
- Wednesday, June 13, 2018 10:30am-11am
LOCATION: Exchange and Market Plaza - 219 Fayetteville St.
Did you know Market and Exchange Plazas on Fayetteville Street were once the location for Raleigh’s Market Hall? Join the DRA on Wednesday, June 13 from 10:30 am - 11 am at Exchange Plaza to hear from Ernest Dollar, Director of the City of Raleigh Museum, as he shares more about the history of Market Hall and its impact on the City of Raleigh.
From 1870 - 1914, Market Hall housed space for goods to be sold such as meat, fish, livestock, and vegetables as well as offices for city officials, a volunteer fire company, and public auditorium. Learn about the rich history of the building, the stories behind "grog alley" and the decision to close Market Hall and open City Market, south of Moore Square, in 1914. Grab some goodies afterwards at the Market on Market!
Register here by June 12: https://downtownraleighalliancencassoc.wliinc24.com/events/History-of-Market-Plaza-354/register