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We are the National Society of the Colonial Dames in the State of North Carolina. We actively promote our national heritage through historic preservation, patriotic service, and education. NC Dames is a non-profit 501(c)3 with volunteer members across the state


Our mission at Haywood Hall is to preserve our legacy of North Carolina history and hospitality by providing an outstanding venue for people to come together for meetings, events and tours


Haywood Hall's History

Haywood Hall has established itself as a prime event venue location for a variety of occasions, including weddings, brunches and lunches, and business meetings. With an optimal location downtown Raleigh and endless historic value, the Haywood Hall event space in Raleigh, NC, accommodates the needs of all guests. Built in 1799, the home of John Haywood, the first NC Treasurer, and the first Raleigh mayor, immediately became the unofficial gathering place for members of the legislature and leaders from across the state. Today Haywood Hall is a “touchable” historic venue offering guests the opportunity to experience and celebrate over 200 years of history.

Haywood Hall is an events venue in Raleigh NC offering affordable weddings and events. At Haywood Hall, we strive to help people make their own unforgettable history at Haywood Hall. Our vision is to help brides and grooms all over the triangle area start their forever love journeys at our wedding venue while also providing a space for corporate and family events and celebrations from all over the triangle and the State of North Carolina.

We envision a vibrant Haywood Hall and Gardens that serves as a model historic site and authentic Federal house with a carefully cultivated garden available to Dames and the public for meetings, events, and tours. We also envision Haywood Hall to be a recognized premier North Carolina resource for NSCDA Corporate Societies and their members 

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