Take a look at this Monroe photo, part of the Franklin Garrett Papers at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill: https://dc.lib.unc.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/05ddd/id/478397 . The photo is misidentified as the 1870's. At first, when I saw it, I thought it was the old Isaiah Garrett Law office. The more I compared the two buildings, the more I … Continue reading Garrett and Munholland Law Office, Circa 1895
South Grand Street circa 1908. The above photo shows a trolley on South Grand Street turning down Wood. This really shows the old Monroe Hotel and the Riverwalk area quite well! Notice the courthouse lot is covered in a lot more trees!