Bark House

House Beautiful

February 2013
Bark House Poplar Bark Shingles on porch

Unique to Your Neck of the Woods

Will Merrill [Designer]:  It is a distinctly North Carolina mountain style, dating back to 1895.  …a blight after World War I devastated [the American Chestnut tree and the bark shingle style died].  That was the end of it until an engineer [Marty McCurry] developed a way to harvest poplar bark about 20 years ago.

Douglas Brenner

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