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 1218 Fayetteville St. - F.K. Watkins House FK Watkins house, late 1970s. Frederick K. Watkins constructed the house at 1208 Fayetteville St. around 1913. Watkins either dubbed himself, or found himself dubbed (P.I.) 'The Movie King' for his ownership of, first, the Electric Theater, which became the Rex Theater and moved to 522 East Pettigrew St., and then the Wonderland Theater - it... Read More 705 Fayetteville / The Electric Theater A row of 2-story commercial structures were built at the northern peak of the 'triangle' formed by the acute angle of the intersection of Fayetteville and Whitted Sts. These seem to have housed barber shops at 701 and 703 Fayetteville; 705 Fayetteville was the Electric Theater, a vaudeville and movie theater opened in 1913 by FK Watkins, the 'Movie King'. 1913 Sanborn map of the 700 block of Fayetteville (the 600 block in this map, renumbered by the 1920s.) Read More Durham Hosiery Mill No. 2 / Service Printing Company / Elvira's / Carolina Times Carolina Furniture Company on East Pettigrew St., 1902. (Copyright Sanborn Map Company) The block of East Pettigrew Street between Ramsey St. and Branch Place was the site of the wood-frame Carolina Furniture Company building. The Carolina Furniture Co. building had been constructed in the 1880s as the "Wortham Wooden Mills." This venture became... Read More 418-422 East Pettigrew / The Wonderland Theater Wonderland Theater, looking southwest from East Pettigrew and Ramsey Streets, 1922. (Courtesy Duke Rare Book and Manuscript Collection / Digital Durham) The Wonderland Theater was built in 1920 by Frederick K. Watkins, self-described "Movie King" (his house at 1218 Fayetteville St. still bears this description) at the southwest corner of East Pettigrew Street and Ramsey Street. Read More Log in or register to post comments Add new comment Log in or register to post comments.