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Blowing Rock in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Blowing Rock Ice House

ca. 1930

 
 
Blowing Rock Ice House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2022
1. Blowing Rock Ice House Marker
Inscription.  Built for the purpose of storing ice harvested from nearby Chetola Lake, this building is constructed of Grandfather Mountain granite. This property has served many uses including an automobile service station, electrical repair shop and the offices of the local newspaper. In the 1930's, townspeople could purchase 100 pounds of ice for 10 cents.
 
Erected by Blowing Rock Historical Society • Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 36° 8.036′ N, 81° 40.638′ W. Marker is in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is on Maple Street east of Main Street (Business U.S. 321), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 140 Maple St, Blowing Rock NC 28605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); R.S. Reinhardt Building (about 300 feet away); Blowing Rock Bank (about 400 feet away); Rainey Service Station
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(about 400 feet away); Blowing Rock Memorial Park (about 400 feet away); In Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice (about 400 feet away); Miller/Robbins House (about 400 feet away); Storie's Soda Shop (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blowing Rock.
 
Blowing Rock Ice House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2022
2. Blowing Rock Ice House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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