“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Rosman in Transylvania County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)


Tanneries Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Henry Myers III, February 18, 2008
1. Tanneries Marker
Inscription.  Lost industry in western N.C. Bark used to process animal hides to make leather goods. Joseph Silversteen operated one here from 1901 to 1958.
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P 91.)
Location. 35° 8.747′ N, 82° 49.497′ W. Marker is in Rosman, North Carolina, in Transylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Pickens Highway (U.S. 178), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rosman NC 28772, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Estatoe Path (approx. mile away); NASA Tracking (approx. half a mile away); A.S. Merrimon (approx. 2 miles away); Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 4.8 miles away in South Carolina); Dunn's Rock Masonic (approx. 6.1 miles away); Conestee (approx. 6.1 miles away); Walton War (approx. 7.8 miles away); In Honor and Memory (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosman.
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & Commerce

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2013, by William Henry Myers III of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 14, 2013, by William Henry Myers III of Seneca, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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