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Boyette Slave and Schoolhouse

A unique mud and stick chimney helped place this structure on the National Register as a historic landmark.  This one-room log house of hand-hewn planks joined by full dove-tail notches and pegs was used as a schoolhouse.  Call for directions.

NC Hwy 222, Glendale School Rd.
Kenly, NC 27542

Museum on Kenly's history, its people, buildings and homes.  Hours of operation, Tue 3-5pm, Wed 11am-1pm, Thur, 9-11am and first Sat of the month, 9:30-11:30am.

105 W. Second St.
Kenly, NC 27542

Tobacco Farm Life MuseumA 6,000 sq. foot exhibit gallery displays artifacts from all aspects of farm life, along with a hands-on children's exhibit, household goods, musical instruments, clothing, and agricultural tools. A restored farmstead, with main house, detached kitchen, smoke house, tobacco barn, working blacksmith shop, 1890's one room school house and reproduction pack house depicts rural life as it was during the Great Depression era.· The gift shop offers souvenirs and hand-crafter items.

709 Church St.- US Hwy 301 N
Kenly, NC 27542
FAX 919-284-9788

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235-A East Market Street
Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

tel 919.989.8687  |  fax 919.989.6295
toll free 1.800.441.7829

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