photo copyright 2008 by Michael Brantley
6754 E. Wilson St., PO Box 44
Fountain, NC 27829
R.A. Fountain, General Store & Internet Cafe
Historic Downtown Fountain
Corner of NC 222 & US 258
Smack-dab in the middle of everywhere!

R.A. Fountain Weather Page

Alex & Elizabeth Albright, RAF proprietors
Read Leanne Smith's article about the Albrights in the NC Folklore Journal's Fall-Winter 2012 issue
Live entertainment!
Smoke-free, non-alcohol, family-friendly.
East Carolina's best place to
hear acoustic Carolina music.

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R.A. Fountain, Publisher

R.A. Fountain has published three books and is distributor of 20 other titles, most originally published by North Carolina Wesleyan College Press and individuals associated with that press.

RAF's most recent book is Alex Albright's The Forgotten First: B-1 and the Integration of the Modern Navy, which was published on October 25, 2013 and is a finalist for the 2014 Montaigne Medal. Its 4th title, City Boys and Mountain Horses: True Adventures Roughing It in Washington's Colville National Forest, by Ernest Walden, is forthcoming in 2014.

Titles published & distributed by RAF are available at our brick & mortar store at 6754 E. Wilson St. in downtown Fountain, or from RAF's secure store.

Some historical items on the town of Fountain, and on the Fountain store and other town-making enterprises.

R.A. Fountain, Online
is a secure Magento

Specializing in regional & bluegrass
books & CDs.
$3 one-price shipping & handling on all orders.
Tax-free except in NC.

Browse Our Secure Estore
R.A. Fountain, Online


Where's R.A. Fountain?
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2014 Mail Art Call for Entries

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Help R.A. Fountain, General Store, celebrate the world of bluegrass music through a mail art exhibition. Open for submissions. Show to open late September 2014 to coincide with IBMA's World of Bluegrass, Sept. 30 - Oct 4, 2014. The annual convention and music showcases and concerts are in Raleigh, just an hour east of us, for the next few years. In-store exhibit will run at least two years; on-line it will be up as long as IBMA stays in Raleigh. As with our 2006 exhibition, all entries will be exhibited subject to small town Southern sensibilities & tastes.

Mail art to: BLUEGRASS/RAF/ P.O. Box 44 / Fountain
East Carolina 27829-0044 USA

R.A.Fountain's 2006 Mail Art Exhibition
Crossroads: World

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