Inmates engaged in road work in Pitt County in 1910 were housed in wagons equipped with bunks and moved from place to place.
Inmates engaged in road work in Pitt County in 1910 were housed in wagons equipped with bunks and moved from place to place. Library of Congress
Inmates engaged in road work in Pitt County in 1910 were housed in wagons equipped with bunks and moved from place to place. Library of Congress

Past Times: Prison life was harsh in North Carolina

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About Past Times

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.