By the time this photo was made in 1974, Billy Green and Green’s Service Store were already behind the times. The store was located at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Washington Street in Raleigh, the current site of MA Allen Interiors.
By the time this photo was made in 1974, Billy Green and Green’s Service Store were already behind the times. The store was located at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Washington Street in Raleigh, the current site of MA Allen Interiors. N&O File Photo
By the time this photo was made in 1974, Billy Green and Green’s Service Store were already behind the times. The store was located at the corner of Glenwood Avenue and Washington Street in Raleigh, the current site of MA Allen Interiors. N&O File Photo

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History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.