NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL RESOURCES
OFFICE OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY

STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE
4617 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-4617
919/807-6586

Tobacco Barn Links


Tobacco and Farm History Museums and Sites

The Duke Homestead State Historic Site (Durham, Durham County)

The Tobacco Farm Life Museum (Kenly, Johnston County)

Silk Hope Farm Heritage Park (Silk Hope, Chatham County) Created by the Silk Hope Ruritan Club. Sponsors the Old Fashioned Farmers Day event in September and the Silk Hope Spring Celebration in May.


Barn Preservation

For technical information about preserving log barns, a good starting point is the National Park Service's Preservation Brief # 26, The Preservation and Repair of Historic Log Buildings, and Preservation Brief # 20, The Preservation of Historic Barns. Visit the NPS Technical Preservation Services page for links to other Preservation Briefs and information.


Tobacco History

Bright Leaves: Tobacco Materials in the Collection of NCSU Libraries

Tobacco History Timeline. A remarkably comprehensive yet succinct history of tobacco, with scores of links, posted by Gene Borio's Tobacco.org.

Additional Tobacco History Links presented by Tobacco.org

Article on Tobacco Baskets, formerly used to take tobacco to market, posted by In Season Herbs and Baskets of King, N.C.


Agencies and Organizations

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture. Also see the NCDA Marketing Division Tobacco Site with figures on tobacco production since 1919. 

Preservation North Carolina, the statewide non-profit preservation advocacy membership organization.


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9/21/2015