Table with attached chairs

Table with attached chairs
Ice Cream parlors, soda fountains, and even country stores were once the place to be seen. This table with four connected swing out chairs was commonly found in all of these types of stores in Eastern North Carolina. This particular table was from Old Watson-Alford Hardware store in Kenly, North Carolina. It is made of black cast iron and has a glass square top. The four attached chairs swing outward for easy access and are made of wood. Often people would gather at these tables to play a friendly game of checkers or just to chat. Date approximated. The accompanying video describes its use.
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Tobacco Farm Life Museum
Location of Original
Tobacco Farm Life Museum
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