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by freddie hassler
Mon January 15, 2018, 3:03 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The News Stand
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: IRH - The News Stand

The News Stand, had the best Hot Dog's ever :D
by freddie hassler
Mon January 15, 2018, 2:50 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1944 Depot underpass
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Re: 1944 Depot underpass

First time I went thur the Subway I was6 just playing around with a friend who lived near by until the Station Master ran us off

by freddie hassler
Mon January 8, 2018, 4:36 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Ice Storm
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: IRH - The Ice Storm

I was in the USAF stationed at Osan AB during the Ice Strom, but read about it in our local papers and letters from home. My youngest daughter Lisa was born Jan30,1969 and was at her Grandmothers house , no power they kept the house warm with the fireplace and warmed her baby milk there too
by freddie hassler
Mon December 25, 2017, 6:13 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Merry Christmas to all
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Re: Merry Christmas to all

Merry Christmas to David and the Our Hamlet Family 8)
by freddie hassler
Fri December 22, 2017, 12:15 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: CSX CHANGES
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Re: CSX CHANGES

I'm sorry about his passing, but maybe if it not too late Hamlet Yard will not die
by freddie hassler
Fri December 22, 2017, 12:07 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - WL Haltiwanger
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: IRH - WL Haltiwanger

I only remember talking with Mr. Haltiwanger, but once and that was not in school but on the way back from a baseball game on Park St. with Jimmie Cox Jim lived on Madison Ave. back then and we were walking to his house. We saw him just ahead of us and walked up to him and spoke. He was so nice tha...
by freddie hassler
Thu December 21, 2017, 7:13 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Hardware Roof Collapsed 2000
Replies: 1
Views: 211

Re: Hamlet Hardware Roof Collapsed 2000

My Brother Robbie(RIP), went down and helped them get it cleaned up
by freddie hassler
Fri December 15, 2017, 3:18 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hwy 74
Replies: 1
Views: 258

Re: Hwy 74

I remember my uncle telling me that he remembered when Hwy74 was a singlepaved lane fromRockinghamthat stopped a Clemmer Rd and the rest of the way to Hamlet was dirt
by freddie hassler
Fri December 15, 2017, 12:56 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Hub
Replies: 4
Views: 610

Re: IRH - The Hub

Frog and Walterbell were the Car Hops, and a Blue Ribbon was 20 cent a Bud .25 sigmore do you remember the Jukebox speaker in the tree behind the Hub :roll: ?
by freddie hassler
Wed November 29, 2017, 4:04 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Historic Railroad Caboose
Replies: 7
Views: 365

Re: Historic Railroad Caboose

I'm going with Jacksonville, Fl next to the Saint James River.at the CSX Headquarters :idea:
by freddie hassler
Fri September 22, 2017, 11:59 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Old Raleigh Historic Site
Replies: 7
Views: 766

Re: Old Raleigh Historic Site

I see a Billingsley, couldn't make out the first name, but probably a brother or BT Billingsley, cause I remember BT had told me one of his brothers had been killed in WWII, another of BT's brothers was killed on the Railroad in Hamlet Yard in the Oiling pits I was working on the RR when he got cru...
by freddie hassler
Tue August 29, 2017, 9:49 pm
Forum: Bacon's Bits
Topic: Monk's Corner - Sales Clerks
Replies: 1
Views: 356

Re: Monk's Corner - Sales Clerks

I Remember ''The Bargin Basement ''at Belk's Lee blue jeans $2.00 for my size as a young boy
My Mom would buy them to long so she could cut off the extra cloth to patch the knees in our old jeans :idea:
by freddie hassler
Tue August 29, 2017, 4:55 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Ma Crofton
Replies: 1
Views: 253

Re: IRH - Ma Crofton

Ma.Cfofton's was also called'' The Purple Top''
by freddie hassler
Tue August 29, 2017, 4:41 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: Oscar Mayer Mobil at WalMart Rockingham
Replies: 1
Views: 448

Re: Oscar Mayer Mobil at WalMart Rockingham

Bill now you know how Oscar Sellers got his name at the RR ''Hotdog'' :D
by freddie hassler
Wed August 23, 2017, 1:51 am
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Who are these folks?
Replies: 16
Views: 1678

Re: Who are these folks?

Cynthia O'Brien is the Sister of Rick O'Brien, she is now retired as a V.A. nurse from the Fayetteville Hospital, My Dad Dan Smith called her Bea after her Mom ,Cynthia was Dan's nurse for the 4 or so year's he was there
by freddie hassler
Mon August 21, 2017, 10:19 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Who are these folks?
Replies: 16
Views: 1678

Re: Who are these folks?

2: Mack Patrick4: his little sister Linda Patrick Lee TheRest: :?:
by freddie hassler
Sun August 13, 2017, 1:01 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Golf Courses
Replies: 2
Views: 479

Re: IRH - The Golf Courses

I can remember when Bo aka Hobo Frye would hitchhike from Longwood Park down Wiregrass Rd to Caddy at the Golf course on US1
by freddie hassler
Wed August 2, 2017, 7:21 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Gum Swamp Lake
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: IRH - Gum Swamp Lake

Sigmore that's the way you go to Crawford's Lake. Back in the later part of the 1990's NO SWIMMING sign's posted at all Lakes in the Sandhill Gameland's because of the way people trashed them up[/b]
by freddie hassler
Tue August 1, 2017, 2:54 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Gum Swamp Lake
Replies: 4
Views: 515

Re: IRH - Gum Swamp Lake

The best way to get to Gum Swamp Lake is get on Boyd Lake Rd and keep on going Straight until you see a Lake on the Left :roll:
by freddie hassler
Sun June 25, 2017, 12:02 am
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: CHARLES PERRY MCMANUS
Replies: 4
Views: 633

Re: CHARLES PERRY MCMANUS

RIP Blue Flame
by freddie hassler
Thu May 25, 2017, 1:36 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Hamlet High
Replies: 3
Views: 764

Re: IRH - Hamlet High

I didn't know either Eagle one. So Sad to hear the News about Russ
by freddie hassler
Thu May 25, 2017, 12:26 am
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Patrick ''(SKIPPER'' Allen
Replies: 1
Views: 398

Re: Patrick ''(SKIPPER'' Allen

Skipper was Cremated, and they had no service, spread his ashes on top of his parents grave in Mary Love and at Sunset Beach where he lived for 40 years
by freddie hassler
Sun May 21, 2017, 3:33 pm
Forum: Prayers & Obituaries
Topic: Patrick ''(SKIPPER'' Allen
Replies: 1
Views: 398

Patrick ''(SKIPPER'' Allen

Just found out today Skipper passed about 2 weeks ago, will update as I find out more details :cry:
by freddie hassler
Tue May 16, 2017, 10:13 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Our Hamlet forum
Replies: 5
Views: 1160

Re: Our Hamlet forum

How Time Goes By so Fast 10years, one of our member Gary Gregson passed awaythis year I'm thinking or maybe it was last year? :?:
by freddie hassler
Wed May 3, 2017, 4:24 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 5628

Re: Do you know her???

Who is it Cookie :?:
by freddie hassler
Sun April 23, 2017, 12:34 am
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: Hamlet Hump Bowl
Replies: 1
Views: 1263

Re: Hamlet Hump Bowl

I had heard they weren't a single car in the Bowl, and this picture proved that :|
by freddie hassler
Fri April 21, 2017, 3:51 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Paul Ridges
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Re: Monk's Corner - Paul Ridges

All the Grand kid'sCalled Mrs Green Mama Green
by freddie hassler
Fri April 21, 2017, 2:43 am
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Paul Ridges
Replies: 2
Views: 612

Re: Monk's Corner - Paul Ridges

I remember Paul, and my BEST Steak ever came from Green's Grill back in 1962.I had caught a TD pass in the first game we had with the Rocket's that year. this Game was played on Sat. because JFK had been shot on Fri. so they put the Game off one day Dinky(aka RichardRIP) Brigman set me and my Girlf...
by freddie hassler
Fri April 21, 2017, 2:12 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1962 Water Ski Contest
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Re: 1962 Water Ski Contest

I remember that Water Ski Contest, they had a Ski Jump too, and when I went to work on the RR I got to know Bill Martin, he was a Yard. Conductor working the 11:59pm. yard job :roll:
by freddie hassler
Sat April 1, 2017, 6:14 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1962 Hamlet
Replies: 2
Views: 922

Re: 1962 Hamlet

Anyone old enough to know the location of the Hamlet Natonal Gaurd Amory was before they built the one on Boyd Lake Rd. :?: and who ran the Family Dollar Store :?:
by freddie hassler
Fri March 17, 2017, 6:45 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Post Office
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: Hamlet Post Office

Sunny is the 3rd. one down from top :roll: [/b]
by freddie hassler
Fri March 17, 2017, 6:43 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Post Office
Replies: 4
Views: 882

Re: Hamlet Post Office

[b]Sigmore I to remember Mike Carnes on the job and at the Hub, drinking Miller[ and SunnyGreen(aka Donald )from LongwoodParkRIP Sunny/b]
by freddie hassler
Mon February 27, 2017, 10:12 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hamlet Jail 1973
Replies: 2
Views: 719

Re: Hamlet Jail 1973

Sigmore what was your reaction, when you heard about them shutting down your Hangout on the weekend :?:
by freddie hassler
Wed February 22, 2017, 2:11 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: RohanenMiddle SchoolMoving
Replies: 0
Views: 476

RohanenMiddle SchoolMoving

[b]tried putting this Post under Just Other Stuff, but when I clicked on New Subject , no Place to type it in so here goes--------After this School year Rohanen Middle School is Moving into Cordova Middle School Students,and Teachers[I don't known why, but there will be 2Middle Schools under one Roo...
by freddie hassler
Tue February 21, 2017, 1:08 am
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Hamlet Newspaper closes
Replies: 1
Views: 482

Re: Monk's Corner - Hamlet Newspaper closes

I allway's read Monk's Corner, it was better than the Headlines :D
by freddie hassler
Sat February 11, 2017, 4:12 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1958 was the year
Replies: 1
Views: 795

Re: 1958 was the year

About the Hamlet Water Rates, in 1950, when we moved from School St. in E.Rockingham to Longwood Park our water bill was $2.00 a month for the longest time The Office was on Front St. next to the Ball Room now Who knew that the Ball Room building once was the 4th. Family Dollar Store in the State :...
by freddie hassler
Sat February 11, 2017, 3:55 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 3044

Re: Freeman family

Wayne, what was Chief Freeman's real first name :?: Chief lives where Wes grew up on East Hamlet Ave.by the old Hub Grill
by freddie hassler
Thu February 9, 2017, 10:17 pm
Forum: Do You Know ???
Topic: Do you know her???
Replies: 27
Views: 5628

Re: Do you know her???

I still think it's Cookie Maples,
by freddie hassler
Thu February 9, 2017, 2:42 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 3044

Re: Freeman family

Wayne, I did know where David and Betty lived on Hylan, I think a sign is still at the driveway saying David Freeman,wasn't Gail Wise their daughter?
by freddie hassler
Thu February 9, 2017, 1:20 am
Forum: Funny / Interesting Stuff
Topic: RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY
Replies: 3
Views: 834

Re: RINGLING BROS. AND BARNUM & BAILEY

Bruce, they had 2 circus trains Red & Blue,so now CSX has also lost that income, along with the other Railroad's that took them from city to city :cry:
by freddie hassler
Thu February 9, 2017, 1:03 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 3044

Re: Freeman family

Betty, I think I may have the wrong Bettie Freeman in mine, the Bettie Freeman I knew in Hamlet, was married to David FreemanRIP. I was thinking she remarried, but I'm thinking she may have passed now get me straight on this matter
by freddie hassler
Wed February 8, 2017, 11:09 pm
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 3044

Re: Freeman family

[b]Thank's Betty, sure miss seeing you around and about here in Hamlet[.I went to Robert's funeral, we were classmates HHSclass of'64.I called Bonnie, when her Mother died, she told me her brother Willie had also passed away, but he wasn't at Mary Love, can't remember where she said his resting plac...
by freddie hassler
Mon February 6, 2017, 6:07 am
Forum: Looking for Information
Topic: Freeman family
Replies: 22
Views: 3044

Re: Freeman family

As you go into Mary Love the Main Gate, to the Right is the Freeman section, Robert Brown, and his Mother are there, she was a Freeman. the man who gave the Land for Mary Love was a FreemanI'm thinking I read that here on Our Hamlet.
by freddie hassler
Mon February 6, 2017, 1:36 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Jody Meacham - New Year News
Replies: 4
Views: 978

Re: Jody Meacham - New Year News

Thank's Jody for another GREAT History Lesson :!:
by freddie hassler
Thu January 19, 2017, 3:53 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Main St. aerial
Replies: 3
Views: 884

Re: Main St. aerial

Sigmore, the Water Tank, was a better view than in front of the Pool Room Face down on the side walk :D
by freddie hassler
Sat January 14, 2017, 11:06 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 4
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: News Messenger 4

The Excepts from News Messenger 20 years ago in Hamlet(dated Thursday Feb.11,1943 )about Joe Balock and Paul Boyd , I did know about, Paul Boyd told me himself about the two going into the Navy together, Paul said Joe was the smartest man he had ever known. I bet everybody in Hamlet knew both of th...
by freddie hassler
Thu January 12, 2017, 10:56 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: 2016 Seaboard Festival
Replies: 9
Views: 2304

Re: 2016 Seaboard Festival

Tiz, is that Sidney Hodges, talking to Robert Maynard under the tent :?:
by freddie hassler
Wed December 28, 2016, 4:06 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Hub Grill 1948
Replies: 8
Views: 1656

Re: Hub Grill 1948

Fishbone, I don't think there is a person in Hamlet could tell you unless Earl Bradshaw can, we are just to young to known anyone before Mr. Quinn
by freddie hassler
Wed December 28, 2016, 8:17 am
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: New Library landscaping
Replies: 2
Views: 781

Re: New Library landscaping

In the Basement of the old Library, they would have Birthday parties etc. :roll: and when they build the new part they took up that part of Minture Ave. that ran beside it from Rice St to Main St.
by freddie hassler
Tue December 27, 2016, 9:39 pm
Forum: Hamlet Pictures
Topic: 2016 Hamlet Christmas Parade
Replies: 5
Views: 1487

Re: 2016 Hamlet Christmas Parade

Sigmore, I though you were already my friend :roll:

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