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The 1901 home of Dr. Manassa Thomas Pope, a prominent African American physician, businessman, soldier, and politician is being restored. The home was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. When completed, the Pope House Museum will be \"the only historic house museum of an African American family in North Carolina.\"
Born a free man in Northampton County in 1858, Dr. Manassa Thomas Pope grew up to be a prominent African American physician in Raleigh, a businessman, soldier, and politician. His Raleigh home, built in 1901, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.