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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA

Roanoke Rapids is the home to Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail, located in what was once a canal lock building built in 1823.



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  • 1895 - Roanoke Island
    Roanoke Island, North Carolina, is in the channel which connects Albemarle Sound with Pamlico Sound. It is separated from the mainland by Croatan...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Roanoke Rapids, a post-town of Halifax co., N.C., on the Seabord Air Line. The baking post is Weldon. It manufactures silk and cotton goods and has...Read MORE...


  • Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
    First Methodist Church, Cor. Fourth St. and Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
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  • Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
    Catholic Church
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  • Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
    Roanoke Rapids High School
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  • Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
    Roanoke Rapids Municipal Building and Fire Department
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  • Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
    Main Street, Looking South, Roanoke Rapids, N.C.
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Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA


Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
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First Methodist Church, Cor. Fourth St. and Roanoke Ave., Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
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Catholic Church
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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
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Roanoke Rapids High School
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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
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Roanoke Rapids Municipal Building and Fire Department
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Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
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Main Street, Looking South, Roanoke Rapids, N.C.
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History, News and Stories of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA

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  • 1895 - Roanoke Island
    Roanoke Island, North Carolina, is in the channel which connects Albemarle Sound with Pamlico Sound. It is separated from the mainland by Croatan... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Roanoke Rapids, a post-town of Halifax co., N.C., on the Seabord Air Line. The baking post is Weldon. It manufactures silk and cotton goods and has... Read MORE...

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