Remembering a Village Family – Milton and Cora West – Part 2

“History is the essence of innumerable biographies.” Thomas Carlyle  An excerpt from the letter Mr. Hyman Battle wrote to Milton West on the occasion of his retirement from The Rocky Mount Mills ...He doesn't recall the names of all the mills he worked in between 1910 and 1916, but he worked in Charlotte, Raleigh, and … Continue reading Remembering a Village Family – Milton and Cora West – Part 2

Remembering A Mill Village Family – Milton and Cora West

“History is the essence of innumerable biographies.” Thomas Carlyle 22 Carr Street 1940 historic marker on the house Originally from the Lumberton, NC area, Milton West & Cora Register West made The Mill Village their home for sixty-plus years of marriage.  They raised five children, three sons and two daughters, living at one time or another … Continue reading Remembering A Mill Village Family – Milton and Cora West