“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Rosman in Transylvania County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)


Tanneries Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Henry Myers III, February 18, 2008
1. Tanneries Marker
Inscription. Lost industry in western N.C. Bark used to process animal hides to make leather goods. Joseph Silversteen operated one here from 1901 to 1958.
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P 91.)
Location. 35° 8.747′ N, 82° 49.497′ W. Marker is in Rosman, North Carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Pickens Highway (U.S. 178), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rosman NC 28772, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Estatoe Path (approx. mile away); A.S. Merrimon (approx. 2 miles away); Dunn's Rock Masonic (approx. 6.1 miles away); Conestee (approx. 6.1 miles away); Walton War (approx. 7.8 miles away); In Honor and Memory (approx. 8 miles away); Transylvania County Courthouse (approx. 8 miles away); St. Philip's Parish (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rosman.
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & Commerce
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Henry Myers III of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 10 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by William Henry Myers III of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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