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Baptist. Founded 1895 for blacks, coeducational. W.S. Etheridge, principal after 1901. Later public school. Was 100 yds. W.
"Cousin Wayland". Farmer, businessman, and state legislator. Advocate of mental health programs. Home was 100 feet N.E.
These graves were discovered during site preparation for Roanoke/Cashie River Center.They were overgrown with vines and shrubs, and had not been tended in many years.
One grave dates to 1884. No date is found on the other headstone.
In the days before electricity and refrigerators, many people built a kind of half-basement under a home or shed called a "root cellar" to store food.
The natural insulation of the ground lets root cellars maintain a fairly constant cool temper…
This brick vault was once housed in the depot of the Wellington and Powell Railroad.
The W&P ran between Windsor and Ahoskie in the early to mid 1900's carrying produce and passengers.
There was a hill on the train's route it often had troub…
We responded toour country'scall.
"We fought anhonest fight.We kept theSouthron's faith. We fell at thepost of duty. We died for theland we loved."
Governor, 1913-1917; teacher, lawyer, state legislator. His birthplace is one mile N.E.
Built 1858 by Patrick H. Winston, Jr. Birthplace of sons George T., educator; Francis D., lt. gov., 1905-1909; & Robert W., writer. 100 yards east.
Governor, 1808-10; U.S. Senator; Congressman. "Hope," his home, stands 4 miles northwest.
Member of Continental Congress, signer of the Federal Constitution, governor S.W. Territory, Senator from Tennessee. Birthplace 1/5 mi. S.W.