Category Archives: Places Not To Be Missed

Welcome to Washington Street Grille – A NEW Downtown Restaurant to Love – PART 2

You too can put your hand on the beautiful old brick at the Washington Street Grille. In fact, I insist. Show others what they are missing, help them look up and SEE what is going on around them. Besides the ambiance … Continue reading

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Welcome to Washington Street Grille – A NEW Downtown Restaurant to Love

 110 N. Washington Street Around the corner from Prime Smokehouse Steps away from the new Edgecombe Community College Building It starts with a dream, a vision of what is possible if you renovate a beautiful old building, give it a … Continue reading

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Available at Preservation Rocky Mount Architectural Salvage Store – IDEAS: recycle old salvage windows and doors

INSPIRATION  Standing in the PRM Architectural Salvage Store you ask yourself, “What can be done with all these great windows?” “Look at these wonderful old doors.” I will let these images, found on Pinterest, speak for themselves and serve as … Continue reading

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Architectural Salvage – For Preservationists, Tinkers and Gardeners

I “You must learn how to extract things of value out of things that seem totally worthless.” Pastor Adelaja Sunday What the heck is the Preservation Architectural Salvage Store? It sells historic and reclaimed architectural features. Items are donated to the … Continue reading

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Battle Park Cemetery – Announcing Great News – Looking for People With Memories

Battle Park Cemetery, Nash County, NC 1308 Falls Road Rocky Mount, NC The story of the Battle family is a long and interesting tale. I spent time the other day exploring the Battle Park Cemetery once owned by The Rocky … Continue reading

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Pineview Cemetery: Families Gathered Together

Charles Dunn graciously took me on a ‘drive around’ one day. It was my first visit to Pineview Cemetery. I thought of Allen Gurganus, who wrote the opening piece in a book called 27 Views of Hillsborough – Old Houses & … Continue reading

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A Salute to Nash General Hospital – Another Rocky Mount Asset

Passing Through The Hands of Strangers I’d never been to Nash General Hospital until our first great grandchild was born six months ago. The new parents extolled the care and kindness they were experiencing. In all the excitement, I paid … Continue reading

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