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The remnants of the mill village built around the 1905 Henry River Cotton Mill in Burke County served as the set for \"District 12\" in the movie \"The Hunger Games.\"
Henry River Mill Village was an abandoned and weathering collection of twenty-some buildings until Hollywood came calling to use it for scenes in the blockbuster movie, The Hunger Games. Now there is a growing interest in preserving what is left of the village. Elliston recounts some of the village's history.