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      Harrington Square, the center of Rockingham NC, named for General Henry William Harrington, a Revolutionary War Patriot.

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    Anna Short Harrington lived and worked at Everett's Mill in Richmond County in the early 1900's where she became well known for her cooking. Later, she became much better known for her job with Quaker Oats Company traveling the country as one Ms. AUNT JEMIMA! Richmond County North Carolina History!

    Harrington Square, in historic downtown Rockingham (the entire historic district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places!) North Carolina.

    The original Bostick School in Richmond County, NC. This photo is circa 1890s! A must-see for history buffs!

    1915 Rules for Teachers. An original of this exact list can be found hanging in the historic Bostick School in Richmond County, NC. North Carolina historical attractions.

    The train at the Hamlet Historic Depot, the most photographed train station in the eastern United States. Hamlet, NC. Richmond County. North Carolina.

    Historic Harrington Square in downtown Rockingham NC

    The Civil War: Life in North Carolina

    The gardens at the Leak-Wall House, Rockingham North Carolina. Perfect setting for an outdoor wedding!

    How gorgeous is the Leak-Wall House? This historical home is on E. Washington Street in historic downtown Rockingham. Richmond County, NC

    Small Town USA. Beautiful day in downtown Rockingham North Carolina, Harrington Square. Richmond County.

    Southern Pines Historic Train Station

    Gordonton, North Carolina, July 1939. Fantastic vintage pic with stunning clarity and style.

    The Manufacturer's Building in Rockingham NC (Richmond County) is more than just another historical location. In 1925, it was the setting for one of the most notorious murders in NC history. The story became the basis for the play, Coquette, which then became a movie, that, in 1929 won Mary Pickford her first Academy Award!

    This historical house is on Fayetteville Road in Rockingham NC, Richmond County

    A cool look at Harrington Square from the (soap-filled) square fountain! Rockingham NC, Richmond County

    Harrington Square, the center of Rockingham NC, named for General Henry William Harrington, a Revolutionary War Patriot.

    One of the many awesome historical houses you'll find traveling through Richmond County. This one, The Russel-Marks Home is in Rockingham NC

    Town Creek Indian Mound in Mt. Gilead is an archaeological phenomenon. The site preserves a historical ceremonial mound built by the Pee Dee Indians. A national historic landmark. Very cool place to check out!

    The Great Falls Mill ruins, Rockingham NC, Richmond County. You can't miss this amazing photo opportunity on highway 74. Has become a well-known landmark for those passing through on their way to the coast!

    The Hamlet Train Depot, also known as the Seaboard Air Line Passenger Depot, in Hamlet NC (Richmond County) is one of North Carolina's most famous historical buildings, and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tons of history in this place!

    The Gaddy Covered Bridge on the Pee Dee River in Wadesboro, NC, minutes from Richmond County. Named for the man who originally began attempts to attract wildlife to the area. The Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1963. A definite must-see for those weekend getaways.

    The famous John Blue House lies within minutes of Rockingham and the rest of Richmond County in Laurinburg, NC. Technically sitting in Scotland County, which was created from Richmond County. John Blue was famous for his cotton and farming-related inventions in the late 1800's. John was born in 1861, the first year of the Civil War.

    Original portraits of Congressman Alfred Dockery still hang in the Alfred Dockery House in Rockingham NC, Richmond County.

    A rare photo from the 1920s of the famous Alfred Dockery House. Rockingham NC, Richmond County.