Bright Leaf Tobacco

Bright Leaf Tobacco (HMCQ6)

Location: Blanch, NC 27212 Caswell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 29.65', W 79° 19.061'

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In 1850s on a farm in this area Abisha Slade perfected a process for curing yellow tobacco. His slave Stephen discovered process in 1839.
HM NumberHMCQ6
Marker NumberG-5
Year Placed1976
Placed ByNorth Carolina Division of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 2:52am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 650678 N 4040076
Decimal Degrees36.49416667, -79.31768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 29.65', W 79° 19.061'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 29' 39.00" N, 79° 19' 3.66" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9 State Rd 1523, Blanch NC 27212, US
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