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Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House

 
 
Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 25, 2013
1. Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House Marker
Inscription.  This location was a former Milk House built in the late 1800’s by Albert Tappe Howard. Farmers brought their dairy products to the Milk House and kept them cold in the spring-fed creek routed through the Milk House. Town and county residents came to purchase these products. Later in the 1900’s the Milk House was used as a residence for farm hands.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 36° 54.587′ N, 80° 19.559′ W. Marker is in Floyd, Virginia, in Floyd County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 211) west of Nira Street NW. It is at the town line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Floyd VA 24091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Floyd (approx. 0.3 miles away); Floyd County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Floyd County War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nannie Harmon Howard House (approx. half a mile away); Jacksonville Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Former Site of an African-American School
Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 25, 2013
2. Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House and Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Buffalo Mountain (approx. 6.1 miles away); Rock Castle Gorge (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floyd.
 
Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 25, 2013
3. Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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