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The Lincoln Park Historic District , which is located in the northeast section of Rocky Mount, was constructed from 1948 through 1953 featuring single family housing, one restaurant, and motel. The restaurant and motel was owned by Clarence E. Pit…
In 1977, Douglas Franklin Davis began his retail career in Rocky Mount. In 1994 he purchased the building and it became Davis Furniture Company. He always believed in a thriving downtown. He owned three area businesses. Davis was a pioneer in the …
Bishop FC Barnes founded and established the Red Budd Holy Church in May of 1959 in Castalia, NC. He pastored Red Budd for over 52 years. Bishop Barnes was not only an awesome pastor, teacher and preacher, but he was also a renowned gospel singer.…
Operated the Douglas-Armstrong Drug Company in the Douglas Building that he developed circa 1916: prominently located, three blocks west, at the corner of NE Main St, and E Thomas St. It is the anchor building for the Douglas Block and was the cat…
On this site on March 22, 1816 the first post office of Rocky Mount was established. James C. B. Atkinson, Post Master Erected under the auspices of L. F. Tillery, county historian, and Micajah Pitway Chapter, N.S.D.A.R. May 1941
Jazz pianist, composer, and architect of bebop. Wrote "Round Midnight" (1944). Born 1 mile S.
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Battery C, 6th Battalion, 15th Artillery, 1st Infantry Division,. Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 17 October 1967, Born 12 October 1942, Rocky Mount, N.C. Citation: 2D Lt. Durham, distinguished himself by con…
On this site stood the Rocky Mount Mills School Est. 1896 Closed 1946 Built and operated by Rocky Mount Mills to provide grades 1-7 for the benefit of the Mill Village children
Originally, the Nash-Edgecombe county line was the midline of the Tar River at the Falls to give each county an opportunity to capitalize on the value of the Falls. After the original bridge was burned by the Union during the Civil War, Edgecombe …
This marker dedicated on September 1, 2007 memorializes and honors a predominately African American community. Originally the community was known as around the "Wire" today it is known as the "Y" community. It sprang up in the early 20th centur…