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History of the Foundation

History of the Foundation

The Four Oaks Area History Foundation grew out of a concern to preserve the history and cultural heritage of the Four Oaks area. Jim Best, the father of the foundation, had a desire to preserve items related to Four Oaks history and eventually display them in a...

Aaron Wallace, Town Founder?

Aaron Wallace, Town Founder?

  All who have studied the history of Four Oaks, are aware that it was named by Colonel Robert Rufus Bridgers, President of the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad. A supply depot, to accommodate the work train that built the “shortcut” from Smithfield to Benson in 1885,...



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