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Traphill, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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North Carolina (Wilkes County), Traphill — A Mountain HomeKeeping it Warm
All the materials Martin Brinegar needed for building a cabin were here on this farm—trees, rocks, even clay. Martin Brinegar began building this cabin in 1886. Working in his spare time, it took him three years to finish the original cabin . . . — Map (db m123406) HM
North Carolina (Wilkes County), Traphill — Brinegar Cabin
For nearly sixty years, Martin and Caroline Brinegar lived on this 125 acre farm leading lives based on hard work, self-sufficiency, and an abiding religious faith. Descendants of their three children often come here to visit the homeplace. . . . — Map (db m123296) HM
North Carolina (Wilkes County), Traphill — Making Linsey-Woolsey
Caroline Brinegar had to plan ahead for many months to make a garment. She made her family's clothes from a fabric called linsey-woolsey that she wove on her loom. Linsey-woolsey is woven from wool yarn and linen (flax) thread. The wool made the . . . — Map (db m123297) HM
North Carolina (Wilkes County), Traphill — The Brinegar FamilyA Part of the Community
The Brinegars were not famous or rich, but they were important to their families and neighbors. In 1876 Martin Brinegar purchased this 125 acre farm from Henderson Crouse, Caroline Joines' uncle, for $200. Two years later Martin and Caroline were . . . — Map (db m123298) HM

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