Ricks Hotel, Rocky Mount, N.C.


Title
Ricks Hotel, Rocky Mount, N.C.
Description
Postcard of the Ricks Hotel, Rocky Mount, N.C. "New throughout with all modern equipment, rates, $2.50 and $3.00, T.L. Bland, proprietor." Addressed on verso to Mr. J.S. Taylor, Bethel, N.C., from Jack. Date from postmark.
Date
1911
Original Format
postcards
Extent
14cm x 9cm
Local Identifier
0441-s1-b1-fb-i2
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
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Comments

Joyce O'Neal, Catawba NC Aug 02 2014

Just bought an advertising paperweight for this hotel (as Christmas present to a collector) while on a visit to Virginia. The tag reads RICK'S [SIC] HOTEL, ROCKY MOUNT, N.C.RATES $2.00, $2.50 & $3.00Image centers on hotel's corner, with columned portico to the right (in the photograph).

Sallie Ricks Jun 05 2014

I have an ash tray and a towel from the hotel. Is there a place to donate these for display?

Tommy Ezzell Nov 04 2011

I remember sitting at the train station during Huricane hazekin 1949 and watching thhe tilee blow off. The hotel is no longer standing

Judy Ricks Cox Oct 10 2010

I am researching info on my family, for an upcoming family reunion, and came across this hotel. Is it still in existance? I understand it was built by Robert H. Ricks who served in both branches of the NC State Legislature. You can email me at jcox@ricksglass.com

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