One of the two standing antebellum depots in North Carolina becomes part of history in the making as a site for weddings and transportation museum opened year around. Its architectural history is still in view in parts of the original structure intact, such as its doors and ceiling beams. Ways it has played a part of the state’s history was Confederate headquarters and stop on the Wilmington to Weldon railroad line.
Some veterans traumatized by their combat experience worked at the farm of Bill O’Brien, a who served in the Navy and Army National Guard. From the toil of the soil at Veteran Owned Veteran Grown Inc. came their healing of mind and spirit.