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McCown-Mangum House

Subfacility of West Point on the Eno

Rent a Special Use FacilityAbout the McCown-Mangum House

The McCown-Mangum House is a restored 1850’s farmhouse at West Point on the Eno Park. Rent this facility for your next small gathering such as a wedding, reception or meeting.


  • Brick patio
  • Gardens
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Porches
  • Restrooms
  • Rooms sheathed in original heart pine boards
  • Spacious kitchen
  • Chairs (40)
Please note, amenity availability is subject to change. Furniture inside the house may not be used or moved.


  • Building - 60 (maximum 20 guests per room)
  • Patio/Porch - 40


We are currently accepting reservations for 2017, please email, call (919) 560-4355, ext. 27202 or visit our Administrative Office located at 400 Cleveland Street, Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

2018 reservations for the McCown-Mangum House will begin on August 8, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

All reservations must be made at least 45 days in advance.

Tour Days & Times

Monday-Friday, by appointment only. Please contact West Point on the Eno Park at 919-471-1623 to schedule a tour.

Rental times

  • Sunday through Saturday
  • 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The facility will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


The lot is available to all park goers and is on a first come first serve basis.


Security Deposit
Events without alcohol  $200
Events with alcohol  $250

Rental Fees (CR: City Resident / NCR: Non-City Resident)
Monday-Thursday (per day)
CR: $100 NCR: $115
Friday-Sunday & Holidays (per day)
CR: $200 NCR: $225

Additional Fees
Application Fee without Alcohol (non-refundable)
Application Fee with Alcohol (non-refundable)

Alcohol Information

Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited except when permits to serve such beverages are obtained from Durham Parks and Recreation and/or the State ABC Board. Permits can be found at  

Events in which alcohol will be served are required to hire event security through the Durham Police Department. Renters are responsible for contacting the Durham Police Department to obtain information and to schedule officers for their event. Payment is due in cash, to the officer(s) at the beginning of the event. Renters should contact Officer Jason Evans 336-601-0295 to arrange security.

A certificate of liability insurance must be provided to Durham Parks and Recreation no later than 15 days prior to event. The insurance must show general liability insurance with an alcohol/liquor rider for at least $1,000,000.00, naming the City of Durham as an additional insured. The certificate of insurance must have an original signature covering the date of your event. Insurance can be obtained from any insurance company (Ex. WedSafe, Travelers Insurance, State Farm, etc.).