Apple House

Apple House (HM889)

Location: Cherokee, NC 28719 Swain County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 30.762', W 83° 18.304'

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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; hardier winter apples were put in ground-floor bins. Earth and thick stone walls provided insulation from cold and heat.
HM NumberHM889
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 290960 N 3932345
Decimal Degrees35.51270000, -83.30506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 30.762', W 83° 18.304'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 30' 45.72" N, 83° 18' 18.24" W
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Area Code(s)828
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 248 Oconaluftee River Trail, Cherokee NC 28719, US
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