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Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Blacksmith Shop

 
 
Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
1. Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription. This shop was used by the farmer to make repairs to tools or to forge his own ironwork. Iron could be scarce, so a worn-out horseshoe might become part of a door hinge, as you can see here.

This blacksmith shop was brought here from Cades Cove, Tennessee.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 35° 30.756′ N, 83° 18.244′ W. Marker is in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on Route 441 half a mile north of Blue Ridge Parkway. Click for map. Marker is at Mountain Farm Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corn Cribs (within shouting distance of this marker); Sorghum Mill and Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Mountain Farm Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Meathouse (about 300 feet away); Apple House (about 300 feet away); Civilian Conservation Corps (about 800 feet away); Mingus Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2012
2. Blacksmith Shop Marker
Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
3. Blacksmith Shop
Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
4. Blacksmith Shop
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 22, 2016.
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