Burlington in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The building on the right is a smoke house. It dates back to the 1850's and was used for curing meats. Smoking and salt curing were the primary sources for preserving meats during this time period.
Erected by Alamance County Recreation and Parks.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series list.
Location. 35° 59.319′ N, 79° 26.798′ W. Marker is in Burlington, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker can be reached from R. Dean Coleman Road. The historic farm is located at Cedarock Park. From interstate 40/85, take exit 145. Travel 6 miles on NC Highway 49 South. Turn left onto Friendship Patterson Mill Road & then left onto R. Dean Coleman Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4242 R Dean Coleman Road, Burlington NC 27215, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least The Animals of a Turn of the Century Farm (a few steps from this marker); John and Polly Garrett House (a few steps from this marker); The Corn Crib (a few steps from this marker); Carriage Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Garrett House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cedarock Historical Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Friendship Academy and High School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mt. Hermon Meeting House (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burlington.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 656 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.