The Carolinas have more than a few places of singular beauty. But they have only one soul. The soul of the Carolinas is a place where we speak of all the history and cultures that have moved across the community. It’s a place where these cultures trade and mingle, where they acknowledge their past, and where they share their stories and knit their hopes for the future.
Measuring 23 feet by 23 feet, the barn is larger than most tobacco barns. Based on the materials used in the construction of the barn, “forensic architects” believe it to be at least 100 years old. The barn, which was donated to the commission by a family in Robeson County, was disassembled from top to bottom before being relocated to the Heritage Village grounds where it was completely restored. The barn is reportedly only one of four left in the state open for public view.