Rockingham Community College Historical Village

The historical village is comprised of four structures built from the mid 19th century through the early 20th century.   The buildings were moved from various locations within Rockingham County to the campus of Rockingham Community College in Wentworth, NC.  The structures include a log tobacco factory, a tobacco barn and a corn crib, as well as a one room school house.


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Grassy Springs School

Built 1882


Log Tobacco Factory

ca. 1851


Watlington Tobacco Barn

ca. 1900-1920

D. E. Purcell Corn Crib

ca. 1900


Gerald B. James Library
Rockingham Community College
P.O. Box 38
Wentworth, NC 27375
Phone: (336) 342-4261 ext.2247
Fax: (336) 342-1203