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Just a Little History: Benjamin Thomas Hicks, Unheralded Master Carpenter

Wake Forest Gazette

In the early years of the 20th Century, Benjamin Thomas Hicks was building the first houses for the “operatives” at the Royall Cotton Mill north of Wake Forest. Each four-room house with four interior fireplaces housed two families, though there was at least one other style for later houses. He p… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story