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Noah "Bud" Ogle Barn on the Roaring Fork Nature Trail in the Smoky Mountains

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Noah "Bud" Ogle Barn on the Roaring Fork Nature Trail in the Smoky Mountains

Noah "Bud" Ogle is a decedent of the first settlers in White Oak Flats, Tennessee, now known as Gatlinburg.  On 400 acres of land he built a cabin, barn, and a mill.  He and his wife raised a family, grew corn and tended an apple orchard. The barn Noah built is common among Appalachian Mountain barns.  It is a crib style barn.  Crib barns are built from logs stacked and dovetailed on the corners to form a square crib.  Most times the cribs are left without chinking filling in the gaps between the logs.  This barn is a 4 crib barn.  There...

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