Lincoln Park

"Then we moved out to Lincoln Park, name of the subdivision. We were sort of like the Hillbillies. When you turned on the hot water, it scared us, especially me. Getting used to these things. But all the good things went away, like homemade biscuits. In the old house, Momma used to cook homemade biscuits. Fried chicken, it would take about forty-five minutes to an hour to cook in the old house; it cooked too quick in the new house. A lot of love went away because came the time when the family members did not have to really eat together."

- Raney Norwood

Lincoln Park is a historically Black neighborhood in Carrboro Hill, NC between Jones Ferry Road and NC 54.  It includes Prince Street, Barnes Street, King Street, and Queen Street.


Citation: “Lincoln Park,” From the Rock Wall, accessed June 13, 2024,

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