OUR HISTORY

OUR HISTORY

The Atkinson-Smith House History

The Atkinson-Smith House, is a historic 1850′s home about a 8 mile drive from downtown Smithfield, NC. This house was built for Elijah Atkinson about 1850. He was a prosperous planter owning several thousand acres. After his death, his widow Polly married William A. Smith, an important political figure. He was a strong Unionist and after the Civil War, a Republican who was president of the North Carolina Railroad and the Yadkin Railroad.

This Historic Antebellum Southern Plantation is a handsome Greek Revival that will welcome you and your guest with a two-tier porch and Doric and Ionic columns, a wide central hall and winding staircase. We offer antique interiors, heart of pine floors and simple décor that guests can personalize.

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