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Historical Markers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Swain County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Swain County, NC (68) Graham County, NC (12) Haywood County, NC (47) Jackson County, NC (26) Macon County, NC (30) Blount County, TN (68) Sevier County, TN (106)  SwainCounty(68) Swain County (68)  GrahamCounty(12) Graham County (12)  HaywoodCounty(47) Haywood County (47)  JacksonCounty(26) Jackson County (26)  MaconCounty(30) Macon County (30)  BlountCountyTennessee(68) Blount County (68)  SevierCounty(106) Sevier County (106)
Bryson City is the county seat for Swain County
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is in Swain County
      Swain County (68)  
ADJACENT TO SWAIN COUNTY
      Graham County (12)  
      Haywood County (47)  
      Jackson County (26)  
      Macon County (30)  
      Blount County, Tennessee (68)  
      Sevier County, Tennessee (106)  
 
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1North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Apple House
For the mountain family, apples were a staple-eaten raw and used to make cider, vinegar, apple sauce, apple butter, and pies. Storing them was important, as evidenced by this substantial apple house. Summer apples were stored on the upper floor; . . . Map (db m12754) HM
2North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Blacksmith Shop
This shop was used by the farmer to make repairs to tools or to forge his own ironwork. Iron could be scarce, so a worn-out horseshoe might become part of a door hinge, as you can see here. This blacksmith shop was brought here from Cades Cove, . . . Map (db m12818) HM
3North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Civilian Conservation Corps
In Honor of the Civilian Conservation Corps 1933 – 1942 whose hands built roads, trails, bridges, buildings, campgrounds, and picnic areas in Great Smoky Mountains National Park for the benefit and enjoyment of the people. . . . Map (db m58439) HM
4North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Corn Cribs
Corn cribs housed the family's most important crop. Corn fed humans and livestock. Families consumed it both fresh and as cornmeal cooked into dishes such as mush and cornbread. After allowing corn to dry on the stalk, farmers stored it on the cob. . . . Map (db m12815) HM
5North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Hands That Built
Nature forged the Great Smokies, but the hands of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) helped shape the national park we know today. During the 1930s, enrollment peaked as 4,300 men worked here, building roads, campgrounds, trails, and buildings. . . . Map (db m99065) HM
6North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Horace Kephart's Last Permanent Camp
On this spot Horace Kephart - Dean of American Campers and one of the Principal Founders of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park - pitched his last permanent camp.Map (db m12751) HM
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7North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Mingus MillAn 1886 Turbine Mill
For over fifty years the mill you are approaching ground corn into meal and wheat into flour for the mountain community near Mingus Creek. In place of wooden water wheel, a small steel turbine provided power to run the mill's stones and machinery. . . . Map (db m43850) HM
8North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Mountain Farm Museum
Most of the buildings on a mountain farm related to the most basic of all needs; preserving food. The historic buildings at the Mountain Farm Museum were moved here from throughout the national park in the early 1950s. These buildings reflect . . . Map (db m12747) HM
9North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Sorghum Mill and Furnace
Sorghum cane, a corp grown on many mountain farms, was used to produce sorghum molasses. The cane fed between the rollers of the animal-powered cane mill, which squeezed out the juice.The juice was then boiled over the furnace until it turned . . . Map (db m12814) HM
10North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — Spared the Saw
Look out across the forested mountains of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The mountains are ancient, but much of the forest is young. Very little is old-growth, or ancient—never cut. But the time the park was established, as much as 80 . . . Map (db m99067) HM
11North Carolina (Swain County), Great Smoky Mountains National Park — The Meathouse
This building protected one of the most valuable commodities on a mountain farm: the meat supply. The most common meat was pork. Without refrigeration, salting and smoking were the most common means of preserving meat and protecting it from insects . . . Map (db m12753) HM
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022