Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Butchering took place in late fall. Cool temperatures were required to keep the meat from spoiling during the initial stages of the preservation process.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 35° 30.766′ N, 83° 18.301′ W. Marker is in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on Route 441 half a mile north of Blue Ridge Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Apple House (a few steps from this marker); Mountain Farm Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Corn Cribs (within shouting distance of this marker); Sorghum Mill and Furnace (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blacksmith Shop (about 300 feet away); Civilian Conservation Corps (about Mingus Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
More about this marker. This marker is on the Mountain Farm Museum
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 825 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 20, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 2. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.