Category Archives: Edgemont -A Star in Rocky Mount’s Crown

Stepheny Attends a Free Choral Concert -Saturday AM – May 11th – Edgemont Historic District

Preservation Rocky Mount had a walking tour this morning in the Edgemont Historic District and I had a fantasy come true. I stayed behind in a comfortable wicker chair on the front porch of the D.J. Rose house belonging to … Continue reading

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The Magnificent Piece of Property and Home in the Edgemont Historic District is a Source of Pride for a Reemerging Neighborhood – 800 Tarboro Street

Who can ever affirm, or deny that the houses which have sheltered us as children, or as adults, and our predecessors too, do not have embedded in their walls, one with the dust and cobwebs, one with the overlay of … Continue reading

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Edgemont – A Star in Rocky Mount’s Crown – Part 2

When driving through the Edgemont Historic District, the overlay of time is noticeable, but this is ‘no never mind’ because of the architectural delights that await you. The absence of traffic allows you to drive slowly up and down the … Continue reading

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Edgemont – A Jewel In Rocky Mount’s Crown – Part 1

I wonder if you have eyes to see? Let me show you something that lay beneath an overlay of time. In some cases, that time has dimmed the color and vivaciousness of what once was, but don’t be put off … Continue reading

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