The sign for the Gables Motel Lodge might seem out of place in the Mordecai neighborhood near downtown Raleigh, but this section of Wake Forest Road was once U.S. Highway 1. In the 1940s and ‘50s, the motel beckoned travelers driving from New York to Florida.
The sign for the Gables Motel Lodge might seem out of place in the Mordecai neighborhood near downtown Raleigh, but this section of Wake Forest Road was once U.S. Highway 1. In the 1940s and ‘50s, the motel beckoned travelers driving from New York to Florida. ccampbell@newsobserver.com
The sign for the Gables Motel Lodge might seem out of place in the Mordecai neighborhood near downtown Raleigh, but this section of Wake Forest Road was once U.S. Highway 1. In the 1940s and ‘50s, the motel beckoned travelers driving from New York to Florida. ccampbell@newsobserver.com

Gables Motel Lodge is last of old U.S. 1 traveler stops

February 18, 2014 11:18 AM

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