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Jameson Place is a residential neighborhood of Raleigh. The neighborhood is close to the Capital District of Downtown Raleigh. As the capital city of North Carolina, Raleigh is pedestrian friendly and is known as the “City of Oaks.” The state capitol was built in 1833. Visitors may tour the governor’s office and historic rooms. A statue of George Washington is a replica of an original marble sculpture created in 1815. It is the centerpiece of the rotunda. Bronze statues and monuments are on display in Union Square. Self-guiding tours of the Capitol, legislative building and the Historic Oakwood neighborhood are available through the Capital Area Visitor Services at the North Carolina Museum of History.
Residents and visitors of Jameson Place have a place to stop and smell the roses or relax on a park bench. The Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden is close to the neighborhood, where 60 rose beds have 56 varieties of roses, including hybrid teas, miniatures, and antiques. Surrounded by oaks and evergreens, the garden is also an All-American Rose Selections (AARS) test garden.
The Raleigh Little Theatre is adjacent to the Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden and has been one of the oldest community theaters in the United States since its founding in 1936. The theater produces the most shows than any theater in North Carolina and offers entertainment, education, and community programs throughout the year for youth and adults. The Raleigh Little Theatre serves more than 40,000 patrons each season with 11 full productions.
The neighborhood is near the 75-acre State Farmers Market for local produce, meat, and plants. Owned by the state of North Carolina and operated by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, the market serves individual and wholesale buyers throughout the week. Visitors are encouraged to wander through five buildings with over 100 vendors.