Recently, WRAL’s Brian Shrader was present at a meeting in Rocky Mount between CHW, Capitol Broadcasting Corporation, and Belk Architecture, the architect for the Rocky Mount Mills project, to discuss the design of the redeveloped space, traffic flow, and visitor experience. Knowing this information assists CHW in determining what historical material would be best where and how visitors might engage with it. Shrader interviewed CHW Director Bobby Allen and Rocky Mount Mills Development Manager Evan Covington Chavez about the efforts to preserve the site’s history and stories of the people that worked at the mill and lived in the mill village. To read the story and watch the video, click here.

 

 

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