Fayetteville, North Carolina Downtown Baseball Park is Named [the video], 02/07

From the morning presser…

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Special thanks to the Fayetteville Woodpeckers Manager, Marketing & Communications for sharing team graphics like the featured image above. I appreciate the community support.

Following is the press conference video announcing the stadium name.

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History ~ Prince Charles Hotel, One of Two Early 20th Century Hotels in Fayetteville, North Carolina

The other was Hotel Lafayette–built in 1725 and destroyed by fire February 8, 1995.

Our country has quite a history as reflected by its buildings, its people, and their cultures. We must never forget the Native Americans whose land this was before being taken by European settlers.

We look at structures and admire their beauty.  They have a storied history reflective of where they are. In this case, the two hotels I point out thrived in Fayetteville, North Carolina–the south. They were not places where Colored-Negros-African Americans-Blacks were welcomed or permitted to stay or to dine until more modern times–the official end of the Jim Crow era.

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