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Just passing through, so we didn't have to drive too much the next day. Plus better & cheaper hotel since it's in a smaller city. Took forever to drive here, roads were pitch-black & windy as we went around mountains and through parks. Staff was helpful and ...
... 1909 for $2,000 and it is worth more than a million today. Could not select just a few of the pics. The carousel still operates and though the animals are stationary it is mucher faster than one would expect.
Jimmie Rodgers memorial - we stumbled on looking for the Carousel House. Known as the Father of Country Music 'The Singing Brakeman" because he got his start singing on the trains. The musuem was in ...
... After all that had transpire through the day we need to kickback for awhile.
About 7 pm we got together for a pizza party, with our guest speakers Mrs Carolyn McKinstry, Author "While the World Watched" & Ms. Lisa McNair. Mrs. McKinstry have lived the life of segregation, an still stand to talk about it, even teach the history of those whom has pave the road to freedom. What a great tour this is thus far.
... paragraph. We visited the shotgun shack of Elvis' birth and hopped back in the car and headed for Birmingham, AL. We were wiped. The kids ate and had a swim then we were all tuckered out. Night john-boy Crash! Bang! Boom! Loudest severe thunderstorm we ever heard. Knocked out our power but not our camper. We stayed dry and warm (cause we had no power) and safe. We survived to tell about it ;) Ciao for now! -Jill and all her ...
Full Moon Bar B Que, the beginning of checking off places on the barbeque list. The best baked beans ever! Sampled their meats--great rub on the ribs, which could have been more tender; fantastic chicken; pulled pork a little dry; brisket way too dry. You really have to like chili powder to enjoy ...
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