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Seaboard Airline Railroad built the Hamlet Railroad Station in 1900. It handled numerous passengers and was also the point where Seaboard's main north-south and east-west lines crossed. A century later, in 1999, few trains come, the station's former passenger trains replaced by airlines.
Recently, Hamlet, North Carolina was chosen as the backdrop for a new film because its buildings and Main Street date to the era needed for story. Hamlet, and many other places, are making millions as filmmakers and actors utilize towns, landscapes, and actors from the state.
The local private hospital in Hamlet proves that a hospital can be run in the black without government or charitable assistance. The James family has not only maintained this regionally vital hospital without the benefit from taxes of subsidies, but has actually expanded operations.
An encounter on a train with a stranger left him the owner of a coat seemingly tailored for him and a pocketful of dollars that seemed like pennies from heaven. From that meeting and gifts, Owen was taught this lesson: the best gifts aren’t always wrapped up in a box and bow.