Who Was Osmon Bennett Barnes? – Part 2

“History is the essence of innumerable biographies.” Thomas Carlyle Osman Barnes's granddaughter, Melissa Barker, took me to Pineview Cemetery to spend time with members of her family that are buried there. It is a deeply moving experience, where generations of families are gathered across time, yet able to tell a story of Rocky Mount and … Continue reading Who Was Osmon Bennett Barnes? – Part 2