On Benvenue / Falls Road (State Highway 43/48) near Stonewall Drive, on the left when traveling south.
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
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
On Falls Road (State Highway 43/48), on the left when traveling south.
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
Near Falls Road (State Highway 43) at Peachtree Street (State Highway 48), on the right when traveling north.
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
Near Battlepark Lane east of Falls Road (State Highway 43), on the right when traveling east.
On this site on
March 22, 1816
the first post office of Rocky Mount
James C. B. Atkinson, Post Master
Erected under the auspices of L. F. Tillery, county historian,
and Micajah Pitway Chapter, N.S.D.A.R.
May . . . — — Map (db m97928) HM
On North Church Street (Business U.S. 301) at Goldleaf Street, on the right when traveling north on North Church Street.
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
On Raleigh Road (State Highway 97) near South Grace Street, on the right when traveling south.
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