1861 - 1865
The names of the Confederate Soldiers
from Nash county can be found in the
Memorial Volume of the various libraries
of the state and the Clerks Office of Nash . . . — — Map (db m46436) HM
The President of the United States
in the name of The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy. Place and Date: Vera Cruz, Mexico, 22 April 1914. Born: 28 . . . — — Map (db m169677) HM WM
Bishop FC Barnes founded and established the Red Budd Holy Church in May of 1959 in Castalia, NC. He pastored Red Budd for over 52 years. Bishop Barnes was not only an awesome pastor, teacher and preacher, but he was also a renowned gospel singer. . . . — — Map (db m97973) HM
The site of
Stage coach station for the overland trail lies on
the opposite bank of the river.
Here Lafayette was entertained
while on his Southern Tour in 1825.
[DAR Emblem] Erected by
Micaiah . . . — — Map (db m45697) HM
Originally, the Nash-Edgecombe county line was the midline of the Tar River at the Falls to give each county an opportunity to capitalize on the value of the Falls. After the original bridge was burned by the Union during the Civil War, Edgecombe . . . — — Map (db m95004) HM
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Battery C, 6th Battalion, 15th Artillery, 1st Infantry Division,. Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 17 October 1967, Born 12 October 1942, Rocky Mount, N.C.
2D Lt. Durham, distinguished himself . . . — — Map (db m97718) WM
May 27, 1902 • Built by the Pullman Car Company as an office car for the personal use of J.H. Moore, President of the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad. Moore named the car "Thanis".
1905 • Repossessed by the Pulman Car Company . . . — — Map (db m46159) HM
Born near this spot in 1907. Rose to
fame in the Negro Leagues, 1933-50.
Won Negro National League pennant
nine straight years while first baseman
of the Homestead Grays. Ranked
among home run leaders and won
Negro National League batting . . . — — Map (db m46051) HM