Category: Then & Now


Then & Now: Brookberry Farm

Bowman Gray Jr. (1907-1969) and his wife, Elizabeth Palmer Christian Gray (1915-1974), began buying land for Brookberry Farm in 1946.  They built a home on the farm, which consisted of 795 acres on the outskirts...


Then & Now: Dalton-Hege Inc.

The Dalton-Hege Company needed an official address.  For years, the radio and electronics supply business was described as being located “in the alley off Brookstown,” or the rear of 914 West Fourth Street.” The...