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On this site on
March 22, 1816
the first post office of Rocky Mount
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.
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.
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 …
Black leaf house workers in eastern N.C. unionized in 1946. First pro-union vote, at tobacco factory 1 block W., precursor to civil rights movement.
First stop of record with own circus troupe was 1/2 mile S.E., November 12-13, 1836. No show is recorded, but Barnum preached a sermon.
Front, base of column: C.S.A.
Front, to the left of the rifles: TO THE / CONFEDERATE / SOLDIERS OF / NASH COUNTY / WHO IN 1861 IN / OBEDIENCE TO THE / SUMMONS OF THEIR / STATE FREELY OFFERED / THEIR LIVES, / THEIR / FORTUNES, / AND THEIR / SACR…
On his American tour, Lafayette spent the night of February 28, 1825, at the home of Henry Donaldson which stood near this spot.
Second cotton mill in State. Building begun, 1818. Federals burned, 1863. Soon rebuilt.
Indian athlete, star of the 1912 Olympics, made his professional baseball debut with Rocky Mount Railroaders, 1909. Ball park was 300 yds. W.