Lexington Barbecue
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon
N 35° 49.478 W 080° 15.234
17S E 567393 N 3964754
Quick Description: Plaque honoring first known site of Lexington BBQ business, in Lexington, NC
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/5/2009 11:28:17 AM
Waymark Code: WM6YC7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161
Views: 5

Long Description:
Lexington Barbecue

Commemorating the site of the first known business selling Lexington Style Barbecue prepared under tents on open pits.

The city of Lexington has been designated by the North Carolina House Of Representatives as the Hickory-Cooked Barbecue Capital Of Piedmont North Carolina.

Commissioned By:
Lexington City Council
March 11, 1985


This marker is located on the side of the City Of Lexington, (City Hall) Mayors Office building. At the intersection of W. Center St. and N. Greensboro St. Lexington, NC. (Davidson Co.)
Marker Name: Lexington Barbecue

Marker Type: City

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