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Near Traphill in Wilkes County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Brinegar Cabin

 

— Blue Ridge Parkway —

 
Brinegar Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2018
1. Brinegar Cabin Marker
Inscription.  For nearly sixty years, Martin and Caroline Brinegar lived on this 125 acre farm leading lives based on hard work, self-sufficiency, and an abiding religious faith. Descendants of their three children often come here to visit the homeplace.
United States Department of Interior
National Park Service

 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 36° 25.144′ N, 81° 8.755′ W. Marker is near Traphill, North Carolina, in Wilkes County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 239), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located at the Brinegar Cabin pull-out. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Traphill NC 28685, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Making Linsey-Woolsey (a few steps from this marker); A Mountain Home (a few steps from this marker); The Brinegar Family (within shouting distance of this marker); An Outdoor Pantry
Brinegar Cabin Marker (<i>wide view; Blue Ridge Parkway in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, September 9, 2018
2. Brinegar Cabin Marker (wide view; Blue Ridge Parkway in background)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Making Shoes (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mountain Spring (about 300 feet away); Tillers of the Land - Then and Now (approx. 1˝ miles away); Robert Lee Doughton (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Traphill.
 
More about this marker. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway marker series.
 
Brinegar Cabin (<i>front porch view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 1, 2008
3. Brinegar Cabin (front porch view)
Brinegar Cabin (<i>side view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 1, 2008
4. Brinegar Cabin (side view)
Brinegar Cabin (<i>chimney view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 1, 2008
5. Brinegar Cabin (chimney view)
Brinegar Cabin (<i>garden view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 1, 2008
6. Brinegar Cabin (garden view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2018, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on December 8, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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