Mountain Farm Museum

Mountain Farm Museum (HM885)

Location: Cherokee, NC 28719 Swain County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 30.79', W 83° 18.285'

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Most of the buildings on a mountain farm relatedto the most basic of all needs; preserving food.The historic buildings at the Mountain FarmMuseum were moved here from throughout the national park in the early 1950s. These buildingsreflect the challenges faced daily by everymountain farm family.

John Davis spent two years building thishouse near Deep Creek, North Carolina.It was completed about 1900. The logwalls are "matched"; Davis split chestnutlogs in half along their length and placedthe halves in matching positions onopposite walls.
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HM NumberHM885
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Placed ByGreat Smokey Mountains National Park , National Park Service U.S. Dept. of the Interior
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 290990 N 3932396
Decimal Degrees35.51316667, -83.30475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 30.79', W 83° 18.285'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 30' 47.40" N, 83° 18' 17.10" W
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Area Code(s)828
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 619 Oconaluftee River Trail, Cherokee NC 28719, US
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