City Directories and History: This is a group of images from the 1939 promotion of Marshall Furniture Company which was located in the old Carolina Hotel which later became the Robert Marshall Hotel and Marshall Furniture Company.
The Herald reported on Feb. 1, 1925 – “That F.D. Marshall and E.L. Smith had recently sold their interest in the NuGrape Company and have organized the Carolina Club Company. They will wholesale syrup known as “Carolina Club” for the manufacture of ginger ale. They will be in their old location on Trade Street.”
On May 16, 1941 the paper reported – “The Hotel Rock Hill on Main Street has been acquired by F.M. Marshall, the furniture dealer and will be operated as the Robert Marshall Hotel. It was purchased from John M. Blackmon. Mrs. Hermon Baruch will be the manager.”
The Herald reported on July 3, 1941 – “The new Robert C. Marshall Hotel is named for the 14 year old son of owner F.D. Marshall. New furniture and equipment has been acquired for the 44 room hotel. It was previously known as the Southern Hotel and Hotel Rock Hill. Franklin Clothing will occupy quarters adjacent to the lobby.”
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