Tobacco Barn Restoration Project
Future site of the Kernersville Museum Tobacco Barn Restoration Project!
First load of stone for the foundation
Unloading first load tobacco logs from original barn
Tobacco Logs moved from original barn
Tobacco Barn Logs
More stone for foundation
Handmade bricks have arrived. They had to be unloaded one by one to prevent them from breaking
The second load of logs have arrived
The future foundation of the Tobacco Barn
Pouring the cement for the footers
Work begins on getting the footers up and the frame of the barn started
Getting the footers in and ready so the building of the foundation can begin.
Half of the foundation done, the stone work is absolutely beautiful!
Construction of the foundation
The flue chutes are added to the front of the barn
Finished foundation of the barn complete with two flue chutes on the front. The next phase will be adding the logs.
The first logs being added to the barn.
Five layers of logs have been added to the barn. Work on the barn has continued at a steady pace.
The walls of the tobacco barn are done. The roof is now being added on.
The roof of the barn being added on.
The roof has been added!
Inside look at the roof of the barn.
The chinking process is almost complete. Chinking was a process that farmers would use to help insulate the barns.
On October 9, 2018 the official Ribbon Cutting for the Tobacco Barn took place
On October 20, 2018 the Tobacco Barn officially opened to the public