Excursion ends in collision.

Wilson Daily Times, 13 August 1914.

Train trips to nearby cities, known as “excursions,” were popular entertainment well into the 20th century. 

  • Mary Price
  • James Henry
  • Frank Savage — in the 1910 census of Wilson, Wilson County: on Viola Street, odd jobs laborer Frank Savage, 25; wife Serina, 22, cook; and daughters Marthy, 3, and Eva, 10 months.
  • Monk Hargrove — in the 1925 Hill’s Wilson, N.C., city directory: Hargrove Monk (c) lab 803 Viola

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