Wildwood Tobacco Barns, North Carolina

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Before and after images of one of the rehabilitated barns
Two historic tobacco barns on the property of Wildwood, a farm in Blanch, North Carolina, fell into disrepair after they were no longer needed for curing tobacco
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Detail view of a rehabilitated log barn
The owners invested $36,000 to rehabilitate the barns, including repairing the stone foundation, re-chinking the log using traditional methods, and installing a new roof. The barns now continue to serve the historic property they are a part of and represent its agricultural history. Seemingly simple, this project preserved excellent examples of a rapidly-disappearing North Carolina building type.

Last updated: October 12, 2017