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The author studies the vernacular architectures of western North Carolina tobacco barns from a material folklore perspective. He focuses on the years of active usage and the roles tobacco barns function as in modern society across the region.
Appalachian Barn Alliance has preserved more than one hundred barns, such as the one belonging to the Evelyn Anderson family since 1797. This effort is testament to these farm structures’ importance to generations of families, Appalachian culture, and region known as the Burley Belt.
A former city planner from Tarboro found a new career as a photographer of historical houses across North Carolina. Watson Brown's pictures, occasionally mistaken for paintings, offers new views to old structures that may yield changed perspectives about these houses’ value.