Rocky Mount and Nash County

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The picturesque beauty and unique history of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, are surpassed only by the strength of character of the region's citizens. In this new and singular pictorial history, all of these wonderful attributes are portrayed in vibrant detail. The first historical retrospective of Nash County to appear in 20 years, Rocky Mount and Nash County encompasses many of the county's smaller towns and crossroads and chronicles the development of industry, agriculture, and business, as well as the remarkable people who call the region home, in rich visual imagery and intriguing anecdotes.
ISBN: 9780738553184
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: North Carolina
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Monika S. Fleming, historian and acclaimed author of Echoes of Edgecombe County and Edgecombe County Volume II, has assembled a fascinating array of over 200 images that bring to life not only the town's distant past but its more recent history as well. Rocky Mount and Nash County, which contains a number of photographs from family albums and local historical archives that have never before been published, takes readers on a visual tour of this vital and interesting region. Combined with a wealth of well researched information, these rare images provide both an educational and entertaining experience of history that will be treasured by residents and visitors alike for years to come.
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