Photos, Prints, Drawings Laying up the chimney
About this Item
- Laying up the chimney
- Contributor Names
- Boggs, Woody (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Fall
- - Cultural landmarks
- - Chestnut (Castanea dentata)
- - Community space
- - Recycling
- - Log cabins
- - Poplar, Yellow (Liriodendron tulipifera)
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Pettry Bottom
- - Event: Building a Log Cabin.
- - In 1999, Woody Boggs began building a log cabin in Pettry Bottom. This cabin, built of yellow poplar logs, incorporates a kitchen built from the wormy chestnut boards of The Coffee Pot at Edwight. The Coffee Pot was for decades a favorite local gathering place and teen hangout near the bridge to Edwight. Reincarnated here as a kitchen, The Coffee Pot forms a bit of a historic backdrop to the music sessions that now take place on the cabin porch most Friday nights. Here Woody is measuring the next stone for the chimney.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-WB-C006-11
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
SubjectsChestnut (castanea Dentata)
Poplar, Yellow (liriodendron Tulipifera)
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Boggs, Woody. Laying up the Chimney. 1999. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001335/. (Accessed August 26, 2016.)
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Boggs, W. (1999) Laying up the Chimney. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001335/.
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Boggs, Woody. Laying up the Chimney. 1999. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001335/>.