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.

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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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Tour of the Progress Made at the Prince Charles, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 12/14

Progress…

The apartments and restaurants are to be ready for occupancy and patrons March 2019. The video has lots of details–pictures, 12/16. Thanks to the Fayetteville Observer for the Live Tour. I saw it as it happened.

Are you excited yet???

Photography ~ Fayetteville Woodpeckers Baseball Park at Dawn, Downtown Fay., North Carolina, 11/17

Under construction…

More Woodpeckers related photographs.

Fayetteville, NC Downtown Baseball Park ~ Entryway [Another Look + Video], 11/12

There is a lot of work to be done between now and March, 2019.

Fayetteville, North Carolina Downtown Baseball Park ~ Entryway [Another Look], 11/10

Do you know the 5 lower levels of the Hyatt Hotel [under construction] is a parking deck?