1948-2007In 1977, Douglas Franklin Davis began his retail career in Rocky Mount. In 1994 he purchased the building and it became Davis Furniture Company. He always believed in a thriving downtown. He owned three area businesses. Davis was a pioneer in the revitalization of downtown and a christian man. Davis was awarded a Facade Rehabilitation Award by the North Carolina Main Street Center. Douglas Franklin Douglas will be remembered as a loyal business man showed his concern for his customers and families.
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|Placed By||Downtown Merchants Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 247826 N 3981018|
|Decimal Degrees||35.94101667, -77.79553333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 56.461', W 77° 47.732'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 56' 27.66" N, 77° 47' 43.92" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||919, 252|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 165 SE Main St, Rocky Mount NC 27801, US|
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