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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.
 
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. Touch for map. It is at the town line. Marker is in this post office area: Floyd VA 24091, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Floyd (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia (approx. 11.9 miles away); Blue Ridge Mission School (approx. 12.7 miles away); Carroll County / Floyd County (approx. 15.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
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
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. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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