History and images have been compiled from various sources including, among others, the 1987 National Register of Historic Places, Stack & Beasley's 1902 Sketches of Monroe and Union County, Union County Public Library (Patricia Poland, Genealogy & Local History Librarian), the Heritage Room Photo Collection, North Carolina Map Collection, Rootsweb - An Ancestry.com Community and Ancestry.com family histories.

Interesting Photos from Late 1800s Monroe, North Carolina

Note Early Street Light
Commercial Hotel on Jefferson near Depot 
Main Street - 1898
Crow Bros.1890 Main & Jefferson
July 4th Parade with Goat Cart - Hayne Street
Main Street in front of Central Hotel 
Heath-Morrow Hardware1899 on Franklin Street
Fire Wagon and Fire Department on Main Street
Photos from Heritage Room Collection

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