News RSS

In the 1950's tobacco farms still speckled the North Carolina region with echos of a past industry that influenced our culture and economy immensely. There were still half a million standing throughout the state. Today there remain about 50,000. As rot and decay set in and the industry declined these beautiful old barn once seen in the middle of every field are becoming scarce. Tall and windowless, weathered and whispering stories of a time when they were once fully functional, used to cure a tobacco crop that supported our communities state-wide. Considered a memento and important to our heritage many...

Read more