City Directories and History: 1917 – Carolina Hotel, Carolina Hotel Barber Shop, 1922/23 – Carolina Hote, Carolina Barber Shop, 1946 – Robert Marshall Hotel, 1963 – Marshall Jewelry Store, Robert Marshall Building – Charles B. Harrell, Jr., Kennesaw Life and Accident Insurance, Zeb T. Hamilton, 1963 – Robert Marshall Hotel, Franklin Clothing Company
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The Herald reported on May 23, 1889 – “The interior of the First National Bank, has been very much improved, by Mr. A.S. Newcomb, an artistic paper hanger from Charlotte.”
The Herald reported on Jan. 3, 1889 – “The following are no longer with W. L. Roddey and Co., J. J. Roach, who will farm this year, P. C. Poag who will become bookkeeper at the Standard Mill, J. R. Miller who will teach school and study medicine, Walter Carr (Kerr) who will go to school, and J. P. Garrison who will assist the agent at the 3 CCC depot. New employees with W. L. Roddey and Co., are: Miss Nellie Roach, Mr. A. R. Kimball of Fort Mill, and J. D. Scruggs of Forest City, N.C.”
The Herald reported on Dec. 10, 1890 – “Mr. V. L. Norman is the new lessee of the Carolina Hotel and will take control on Dec. 26th. He has been running the Norman Park Hotel in Walhalla, S.C. ”
The Herald reported on April 13, 1911 – “Big improvements are being made at at the Carolina Hotel. The interior is being refurbished after some fires damaged the building. Bathrooms are being added to many rooms and the General Manager is I.W. Stone.”
The Rock Hill Record reported on Feb. 15, 1912 – “Walter Adcock, who for the past several years has been a clerk at the Carolina Hotel, will leave next week for McBee, S.C., for a job at a hotel there.”
The Herald reported on March 17, 1914 – “recently announced that the grocery dept. of the Roddey Poe Mercantile Company is to be separated from the other departments. It will operate under the name of the Rock Hill Grocery Company and has been chartered by the Sec. of State with capital stock of $30,000. The partners are A.H. Bynum and F.C. Poe.”
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