Go to www.GeorgeHenryWhite.com for additional information. This memorial is a place intended to serve as a focus for the memory of the life and legacy of the late Congressman George Henry White (1852-1918), in his birth place; and to provide a location in Bladen County for the commemoration, remembrance, and recognition of the rich history of the Farmer’s union community and its surrounding neighbors. Vision This memorial is a place intended to serve as a focus for the memory
The line of one of North Carolina's most interesting families began in 1773 with Benjamin Spaulding in old Bladen County. Benjamin married Edith Delphia Freeman, who was born in 1786. They had eight sons and one daughter.
Those first Spauldings set a high standard of family expectations. Benjamin and his sons were, foremost, farmers and producers of naval stores, but as they acquired more land they built a cotton gin and sawmill on their farm, raised beef cattle and establi