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Fountain at Rose Hill

Carousel at Sunset Park in Rocky Mount, NC

The 1920's era carousel at Sunset Park in Rocky Mount, NC, was severely damaged by hurricane Floyd in 1999. The carousel spent several days under 8-10 feet of water and underwent a costly restoration to return it to working order.

Veterans Memorial at Jack Laughery Park in Rocky Mount, NC

The memorial was dedicated on 11/11/07 and "honors all men and women who served their country in the United States Armed Services."

Sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Erik Blome

The afternoon sunlight hits a sculpture of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Erik Blome at Martin L. King, Jr. Park in Rocky Mount, NC

Tar River Trail in Rocky Mount, NC

One of the features along the Tar River Trail in Rocky Mount, NC, is the longest single span wooden bridge in the US.

Battle Park in Rocky Mount, NC

Paddlers launch their kayaks at Battle Park in Rocky Mount, NC. Battle Park isRocky Mount's largest park, with 57 acres, and is located at the "Great Falls of the Tar River."

Stonewall Manor in Rocky Mount, NC

The evening sun hits the front of Stonewall Manor in Rocky Mount, NC. Built circa 1830 by Bennett Bunn, a well established and prosperous planter in Nash County, Stonewall provides unique insight into the Antebellum Plantation Lifestyle of the South.

Community garden in Rocky Mount, NC

M.A. Hawkins, Jr. works in his plot at the community garden in Rocky Mount, NC. L.W. Farmer, uses gardening to give back to the community. He leases a piece of property from city, tills the soil, and offers the land up to others in the community to use and grow crops in the summer.

Church of the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Rocky Mount, NC

Restaurant

New restaurants such as Taste of Paradise offer more options.

Inside Africa

School children visit the Inside Africa exhibit

Veterans Memorial

The Veterans Memorial at Jack Laughery Park

First United Methodist Church

First United Methodist Church

Imperial Centre

The Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences

Train Station

Train at the train station in downtown

Train Station

The train station in downtown

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church

The garden and mural at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church

Art

Artist Roy Revels displays his work at The Imperial Centre in Rocky Mount.

Drew Thompson

Drew Thompson, 10, climbs the rock wall at the YMCA

Alligator

The Imperial Centre’s live animal gallery offers a close look at some impressive reptiles.

Lake

Gazebo on the lake at Fords Colony