This house was built around 1920 by Mr. William Douglas. Later, Dr. Massey lived here, then it was a rental. Jerry and Melba Peterson bought it and opened the East Main Guest House. [Contributed by Sara R. Gettys – 2.18.12]
The Herald reported on April 22, 1896 – “Dr. J. E. Massey has moved his office from over O’Neals Store to the 2nd story of the Russell Building.”
The Rock Hill Herald reported on April 4, 1896 – “It is not generally known, but the Haile Gold Mine in Lancaster Co., was once the property of the grandfather of Dr. J. R. Massey and Mr. Henry Massey (of Rock Hill.).”
The Rock Hill Herald reported on May 12, 1900 – “Dr. James Edward Massey, Jr., who has been serving a residency in Charleston will locate in Rock Hill and will be associated with his father in medicine and surgery.”
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