Category Archives: Rocky Mount Mills

River and Twine – Tiny Home Hotel in Rocky Mount, NC

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Stepheny, who had a playhouse filled with children who came to play. They had so much fun together, and they all lived happily ever after. The end.”  This was my … Continue reading

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The Community of Saints – Part of the Rocky Mount Mills History Sweep

Episcopalians, of which I am one, set great store by the community of saints. It may startle you that I reference them when writing about the Mill history sweep on February 25th at the Braswell Library. This image came to … Continue reading

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REMINDER: History Project Targets Mill This Saturday, Feb. 25 – Noon – 4:00 – Braswell Library

THIS ARTICLE FROM THE TELEGRAPH IS YOUR REMINDER By Corey Davis Staff Writer Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Local people are being encouraged to attend an event hosted by a group of University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill faculty members this weekend … Continue reading

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Rocky Mount Mills – ‘History Harvest’ at Braswell Library – February 25 2017

An important occasion in the pursuit of history!   A “history harvest” -Braswell library- February 25. 12:00 – 4:00 You are invited to bring pictures, documents, home movies or memorabilia related to working at the mill or living in the … Continue reading

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Your Oral History Is Needed – Part 2

“My father used to say that stories are part of the most precious heritage of mankind.” Tahir Shah, In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams The first thing you need to know about giving an oral history is that … Continue reading

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Who Is Elijah Gaddis? – Setting The Stage – Part 1

As part of some research I’m doing for a new novel, I am in love again! or should I say, as usual. This time it is a man named Chris Rose who once worked for the Times Picayune in New … Continue reading

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Visit The American Tobacco Campus – A Vision Of Success

    November 3, 2016 – 82 degrees – Sitting outside – Tylers’ Pub. I don’t have a problem visualizing what a space can look like if edited, even if the walls are painted in two conflicting colors and filled … Continue reading

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