Can you help?You don't need to know everything, but do you know their date of birth? Or, just the year?Log in or register and you can edit this. Related buildings 306 West Main Street 306 West Main was built circa 1906 by John Sprunt Hill. In the picture below, the second 3-story building moving right to left is 306 West Main - one of the last buildings surviving in this block - the Temple Building and 308 W. Main (flanking) being the others. It appears to have been a Western Union office. (Courtesy Duke Archives) By the 1950s... Read More John Sprunt Hill House Hill House, 1910s-1920s. (From "Images of America: Durham" by Stephen Massengill) Louis A. Carr, despite the familiar last name, was not directly related to Julian Carr; rather he came to Durham from Baltimore in the late 1880s or early 1890s. He became a partner with Samuel T. Morgan in the Durham Fertilizer Company, and along with Julian Carr and... Read More Trust Building The 200 block of West Main St. was first the site of one of Durham's earliest major warehouses before it was home to Durham's first skyscraper; the Banner 'Drive In' warehouse was built on the site during the 1880s. Banner Warehouse, ~1884, looking north from south of West Main Street. (Courtesy Duke RBMC - Wyatt Dixon Collection) The Banner... Read More Hill Building / CCB Building / Suntrust Building Designed by Empire State Building architects Shreve, Lamb, and Harmon for banker John Sprunt Hill, the Hill Building is one of the most iconic in Durham Read More Quail Roost Farm In 1875, a group of Durham's successful businessmen formed the Quail Roost Hunting Lodge, acquiring 834 acres in northern Durham County for the purpose. The membership included George W. Watts and John Sprunt Hill, Washington, Ben, and Brodie Duke, Clinton Toms and J.O. Cobb. The club secured the right to hunt quail, dove and turkey over 3000... Read More 308 West Main Street - Friedman's/ Ringside 308 West Main was built circa 1906 by John Sprunt Hill. According to city directories, the first tenants were a physician, C. E. King and Sons druggists, and the Durham Art Shop. In the picture below, the last 3-story building moving right to left is 308 West Main - one of the last buildings surviving in this block - the Temple Building and its... Read More Temple Building (Courtesy Duke Archives) The Temple building was constructed in 1909 by John Sprunt Hill out of materials left over from the construction of Watts Hospital on Club Blvd. (His uncle, George W. Watts, was the primary benefactor of the hospital.) Read More Log in or register to post comments Add new comment Log in or register to post comments.