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Warehouse Bench

Identifier: Tobacco Farm Life Museum
Benches such as this one were seen at many tobacco auction warehouses. Not only did these benches serve as a respite for a tired and nervous farmer waiting to see how much money he would gain from his season of hard work, but they also served as advertisements for the warehouse. The more a warehouses name was seen and heard, the more likely a farmer was to remember the name and take his tobacco to be auctioned there. more...
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