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by David
Sun October 22, 2017, 1:23 pm
Forum: Hamlet Happenings
Topic: Jody Meacham London Newsletter
Replies: 0
Views: 493

Jody Meacham London Newsletter

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by David
Sat October 21, 2017, 10:02 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Pepsi Cola & Cars
Replies: 0
Views: 359

IRH - Pepsi Cola & Cars

Pepsi Cola & Cars a vacation from Hamlet 1952 by: Russ Lancaster In the summer of 1952, between my 10th and 11th birthdays, I had the opportunity to visit Mama Lancaster's house in Louisburg, NC. Mama Lancaster was by dad's mother and though she lived to be 97 years old, she looked older than th...
by David
Thu October 19, 2017, 7:28 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 45
Replies: 0
Views: 334

News Messenger 45

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by David
Tue October 17, 2017, 7:48 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Seaboard Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Monk's Corner - Seaboard Festival

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by David
Sun October 15, 2017, 4:25 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Hylan Ave
Replies: 0
Views: 472

IRH - Hylan Ave

Hylan Avenue 1957 by: Russ Lancaster My memories of Hylan Avenue center around 1957. I probably lived there part of 1956 and 1958 as well, but 1957 sticks in my memory because that is where I lived when I got my first drivers license. The house we lived in was in the first block West of Highway 177....
by David
Sun October 15, 2017, 4:15 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - After the Festival visits
Replies: 0
Views: 305

IRH - Bill Creech - After the Festival visits

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by David
Sat October 14, 2017, 3:11 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 44
Replies: 0
Views: 335

News Messenger 44

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by David
Fri October 13, 2017, 8:12 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Seaboard Festival & Museum
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Monk's Corner - Seaboard Festival & Museum

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by David
Thu October 12, 2017, 8:00 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Skipping School
Replies: 0
Views: 444

IRH - Skipping School

Skipping School 1957 by: Russ Lancaster In the spring of 1957, I was caught skipping school. It was hard to keep a secret in Hamlet back then and I imagine it is just as hard today. I was caught "fair and square" and paid the appropriate price. I was 15 at the time and nearing the end of t...
by David
Wed October 11, 2017, 7:16 am
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Seaboard Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 456

IRH - Bill Creech - Seaboard Festival

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by David
Tue October 10, 2017, 10:25 am
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: 1924 Hamlet
Replies: 0
Views: 437

1924 Hamlet

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by David
Sun October 8, 2017, 1:51 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 43
Replies: 0
Views: 448

News Messenger 43

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by David
Sat October 7, 2017, 4:48 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Microscopes & Newspapers
Replies: 0
Views: 504

IRH - Microscopes & Newspapers

Microscopes & Newspapers Mad Scientists 1953 by: Russ Lancaster Sometime in the fall of 1953, I was 12 years old at the time, I had an afternoon paper route delivering the Charlotte News. I had approximately 50 customers and my route was Hamlet Avenue from Highway 177 to Raleigh Street and then ...
by David
Fri October 6, 2017, 8:51 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Hey Burt
Replies: 0
Views: 473

Monk's Corner - Hey Burt

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by David
Mon October 2, 2017, 7:37 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Dr Garrison Happy Birthday
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Monk's Corner - Dr Garrison Happy Birthday

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by David
Sun October 1, 2017, 9:00 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Seven Pines Stables
Replies: 0
Views: 400

IRH - Seven Pines Stables

Seven Pines Stables Wild Horses 1980's by: Russ Lancaster Sometime during the early 1980’s, my wife, Helga, decided we needed a horse. She has always been interested in the old West, Indians, the Civil War and such. Maybe that was part of her reasoning. My first experience with a horse was when I wa...
by David
Sun October 1, 2017, 8:51 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 42
Replies: 0
Views: 450

News Messenger 42

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by David
Sat September 30, 2017, 2:11 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: Stewart Gordon writes as "The Squire"
Replies: 0
Views: 671

Stewart Gordon writes as "The Squire"

Stewart Gordon wrote many articles about Hamlet as "The Squire" for the Hamlet News Messenger.
Check them out.

This is work in progress.

http://ourhamlet.org/html/the_squire.html
by David
Fri September 29, 2017, 8:00 pm
Forum: Old Hamlet Stuff
Topic: City Jail - 1973
Replies: 0
Views: 493

City Jail - 1973

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by David
Wed September 27, 2017, 7:38 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - The Old Post Office
Replies: 0
Views: 442

IRH - Bill Creech - The Old Post Office

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by David
Tue September 26, 2017, 3:53 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 41
Replies: 0
Views: 488

News Messenger 41

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by David
Mon September 25, 2017, 7:52 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Grab
Replies: 0
Views: 688

IRH - The Grab

The Grab 1940's - 1970's by: Russ Lancaster The Grab... Just one of the names this place was called. It's official name was Fitzgerald's but most everyone called it "The Grab". It was the company store for the old Seaboard Airline Railroad. And, almost everyone in Hamlet worked for the Rai...
by David
Mon September 25, 2017, 7:39 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Dustin Hoffman and the Seaboard Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 517

Monk's Corner - Dustin Hoffman and the Seaboard Festival

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by David
Fri September 22, 2017, 9:58 pm
Forum: Railroad items
Topic: 1923 Train Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 696

1923 Train Schedule

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by David
Thu September 21, 2017, 7:45 am
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 40
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Views: 462

News Messenger 40

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by David
Wed September 20, 2017, 4:36 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - We have come full circle
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Monk's Corner - We have come full circle

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by David
Wed September 20, 2017, 7:37 am
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Paper Route
Replies: 0
Views: 500

IRH - The Paper Route

The Paper Routes by: Russ Lancaster This story could have also been named "The paper boy". I don't think the concept exists in Hamlet anymore these days but it was alive and well in the 40's and 50's. I should know; I was one of that long forgotten breed. The old "paper boy" has ...
by David
Sun September 17, 2017, 3:27 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 39
Replies: 0
Views: 469

News Messenger 39

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by David
Fri September 15, 2017, 4:28 pm
Forum: Bacon's Bits
Topic: Bacon Bits - RCDJ
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Views: 603

Bacon Bits - RCDJ

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by David
Fri September 15, 2017, 4:26 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Dr Garrison 2
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Views: 405

Monk's Corner - Dr Garrison 2

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by David
Wed September 13, 2017, 4:19 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Football Practice
Replies: 0
Views: 463

IRH - Bill Creech - Football Practice

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by David
Tue September 12, 2017, 8:35 am
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 38
Replies: 0
Views: 541

News Messenger 38

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by David
Sun September 10, 2017, 8:30 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Minturn Ave.
Replies: 0
Views: 635

IRH - Minturn Ave.

Minturn Avenue 1954-55 The Teen Age Years by Russ Lancaster Two of the best years of my life as a boy in Hamlet were 1954 and 1955 when we lived in the Hugulet house on Minturn Avenue. We lived near the top of the hill in the second block East of Highway 177. This house was big enough for the oldest...
by David
Sat September 2, 2017, 1:13 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Going to the Dentist
Replies: 0
Views: 547

IRH - Bill Creech - Going to the Dentist

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by David
Fri September 1, 2017, 8:59 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 37
Replies: 0
Views: 454

News Messenger 37

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by David
Fri September 1, 2017, 7:20 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - The Birmingham Drug Co.
Replies: 0
Views: 625

IRH - The Birmingham Drug Co.

The Birmingham Drug Co. 1940's - 2000 by: Russ Lancaster There are lots of places in Hamlet we like to remember. Some of them are long gone and only memories. Then there are those that have stood the test of time. The Birmingham Drug Co. is one of these. Located at the lower end of Main Street, it h...
by David
Thu August 31, 2017, 7:19 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - We have come full circle
Replies: 0
Views: 576

Monk's Corner - We have come full circle

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by David
Tue August 29, 2017, 8:22 pm
Forum: Bacon's Bits
Topic: Monk's Corner - Sales Clerks
Replies: 1
Views: 755

Monk's Corner - Sales Clerks

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by David
Mon August 28, 2017, 7:09 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - Mr. Charles Keziah
Replies: 0
Views: 487

IRH - Bill Creech - Mr. Charles Keziah

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by David
Sun August 27, 2017, 3:26 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Ma Crofton
Replies: 1
Views: 561

IRH - Ma Crofton

Ma Crofton by: Russ Lancaster At the site on the corner of King Street and Hamlet Avenue where Hardee's now stands, there used to be a small cafe/grill simply known as Ma Crofton's. It was there before I was born in 1941 and remained there at least until 1959 when I graduated High School and left Ha...
by David
Sun August 27, 2017, 3:09 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 36
Replies: 0
Views: 532

News Messenger 36

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by David
Thu August 24, 2017, 7:32 pm
Forum: Monk's Corner
Topic: Monk's Corner - Dr Garrison
Replies: 0
Views: 619

Monk's Corner - Dr Garrison

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by David
Wed August 23, 2017, 5:17 pm
Forum: IRH-Bill Creech
Topic: IRH - Bill Creech - A Football Picture
Replies: 0
Views: 528

IRH - Bill Creech - A Football Picture

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by David
Wed August 23, 2017, 5:06 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Cell Phone Drivers
Replies: 0
Views: 492

IRH - Cell Phone Drivers

Cell Phone Drivers August 18, 2002 an editorial by: Russ Lancaster More Editorials Cell phones and drivers don't mix. It's a no-brainer; they just don't go well together. Have you been behind or beside a car lately with the driver being on the cell phone? Chances are pretty darn good that you have. ...
by David
Mon August 21, 2017, 3:52 pm
Forum: Bacon's Bits
Topic: Bacon Bits - New Year's Resolutions
Replies: 0
Views: 454

Bacon Bits - New Year's Resolutions

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by David
Mon August 21, 2017, 3:42 pm
Forum: Years ago in Hamlet
Topic: News Messenger 35
Replies: 0
Views: 471

News Messenger 35

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by David
Sat August 19, 2017, 7:27 pm
Forum: I Remember Hamlet
Topic: IRH - Rea's Esso
Replies: 0
Views: 594

IRH - Rea's Esso

Rea's Esso 1950's by Russ Lancaster In small town America in the 1950's, gas was cheap and independently owned service stations were abundant. Rea's Esso was one of many such places that fit that category. I first became acquainted with Rea's Esso around 1952. I had been recruited to be a paper boy ...

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