Thursday, October 9, 2008

Robbins


Robbins - Train Station, originally uploaded by Adam's Journey.

Robbins - Former Train Station

Robbins - Known earlier (as early as 1828) Mechanicks Hill and Mechanicsville after David Kennedy, a local mechanic and gunsmith. Later know as Elise and in 1935, the town was incorporated as Hemp. In 1943, the town's name was changed to Robbins after Kart Robbins - who owned a local mill.

In modern times, the Moore County town is more known as the childhood home of former North Carolina United States Senator and Democratic Presidential Candidate, John Edwards.

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