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Pioneer Farmstead Log-Frame Meat House Plans


Simple Meat Houses like this one were used both to salt  and to smoke meat. For smoking, a moveable tub would hold a wood chip fire.


Log Meat House, Smoke House

This log-framed outbuilding was moved from the J.H. Conrad farmstead near Cataloochee, North Carolina to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Pioneer Meat House Plan


The HABS plans for this design include the full floor layout, exterior elevations,  building sections, and log notching and roof framing details.


Smokehouse Plan Set  These plans will print on 8 1/2x11 paper on most computer printers. Ledger and larger size prints can also be produced from the same file by using a large format printer. If you don't have one of those, a copy shop should be able to provide you with prints.


The Historic American Buildings Survey is a joint effort of the Library of Congress and the National Park Service. Read more about their efforts to preserve America's heritage by visiting their website: Built in America  To learn more about the design shown here, search for it by its card number: NJ0341




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