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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
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. Marker is at Mountain Farm Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corn Cribs (within shouting distance of this marker); Springhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Sorghum Mill and Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Broomcorn (within shouting distance of this marker); Sorghum Cane (within shouting distance of this marker); Hogs
Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2012
2. Blacksmith Shop Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Mountain Farm Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Meathouse (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
 
Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, November 6, 2021
3. Blacksmith Shop Marker
Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, November 6, 2021
4. Blacksmith Shop Marker
Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
5. Blacksmith Shop
Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
6. Blacksmith Shop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 815 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on January 17, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   5, 6. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 14, 2022