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Cherryville in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Smoke House

 
 
Smoke House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
1. Smoke House Marker
Inscription.  
The log building was built by Benaja Black in 1847, when the area was known as White Pines. The logs are securely joined with pegs. Meat was cured here by subjecting it to dense smoke, and it was stored here during the winter or until used.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 35° 22.732′ N, 81° 22.652′ W. Marker is in Cherryville, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker can be reached from South Jacob Street south of East Main Street (North Carolina Highway 279), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 142 S Jacob St, Cherryville NC 28021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City Jail (here, next to this marker); Orignal City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Federal Bonded Liquor Warehouse (a few steps from this marker); John F Black School House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherryville Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Noah Benjamin Kendrick House
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Christian Mauney (approx. 4.2 miles away); Tryon County (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherryville.
 
Smoke House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
2. Smoke House Marker
Smoke House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
3. Smoke House
Smoke House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 9, 2011
4. Smoke House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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