Boyette Slave and Schoolhouse

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Boyette Slave and Schoolhouse


  • NC Hwy 222, Glendale Rd.

    Kenly,   NC   27542


An 1830s structure originally built as a dwelling for slaves. Constructed as a one-room pine house with dovetail notches and pegs. Features an unusual chimney made of heart-pine sticks and daubed with clay-based mortar. It is the only mud and stick chimney known to be intact in North Carolina. Privately owned, but interpretive information for this site is provided by the Tobacco Farm Life Museum. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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NC Hwy 222, Glendale Rd.
Kenly NC 27542


Latitude: 35° 38' 27.96" / Longitude: -78° 9' 52.2"

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