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Kerner Tannery Established 1838
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Padon
N 36° 07.022 W 080° 04.608
17S E 583083 N 3997323
Quick Description: Tannery was located in Kernersville, NC
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2008 10:17:05 AM
Waymark Code: WM4E3P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member drmellow
Views: 41

Long Description:
Kerner Tannery
Established 1838

300 yards Northwest of this marker, near the creek branch, stood a tannery begun by John Frederick and Philip Kerner, two sons of Joseph Kerner for who the town was named. During the War between the States (1861-1865) the tannery was operated by Nathaniel and Israel Kerner. It made leather goods, including harnesses, saddles, and shoes, for the Confederacy. The tannery was in existence until circa 1912. Its memory is perpetuated by the street bearing the name Tanyard Lane.

Marker Dedicated April 1991 By Brigadier General W.R. Boggs Chapter. Military Order Of The Stars And Bars And Captain M.W. Norfleet Camp 1249, Sons Of Confederate Veterans

This sign is located on Main St. near the intersection of Salisbury St. in Kernersville, NC (Forsyth Co.) It has the town of Kernersville seal on it.
Marker Name: Kerner Tannery Established 1838

Marker Type: City

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