The detainees also built a German village on the grounds of the camp, using odds and ends of material found on the hotel grounds.
The detainees also built a German village on the grounds of the camp, using odds and ends of material found on the hotel grounds. State Archives of North Carolina
The detainees also built a German village on the grounds of the camp, using odds and ends of material found on the hotel grounds. State Archives of North Carolina

NC hotel served as German internment camp during WWI

April 21, 2017 12:42 PM

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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.