Travel Blogs from Collinsville
... after the Civil War as many northern investors looked for mining opportunities in the South. There is an opera house!!
What has become more obvious the more I drive in the South, is how much an impact losing the war had on their economy.. It devastated many thriving towns. Fredericksburg population took over 100 years to reach pre war levels. Memphis survived due to cotton and then was devastated by the ML King assassination as many businesses left. ...
... in the marina's woman's restroom, instructing me to "Please do not flush toilet with feet." I don't know that I ever had the inclination or coordination to do such a thing. Is there a technique, like a quick ninja kick or a slow toe grabber? Moreover, I wondered how the marina knew they had a problem with foot flushers. Did they catch them red handed (or red footed, I should say,) did they leave behind footprints or shoes or wet socks? I mean how does ...
... to the purchase of Signal Pointe Marina, which was also Alred's Marina in between being named Guntersville Marina after the old Alred's Marina sold. It's confusing to talk about which marina is which, especially when you are reading old charts.
Guntersville is also the home of our diesel boat mechanic, the illustrious Diesel Don. He has serviced Calliope for many years, working for the previous owners as well as us. Believe me, ...
... Castle." We turned up the road and sure enough, about a half mile in there was a massive, partially built castle! The owners, Dale and Lee Werner, broke ground in in 1995 and live in the 57,000 square foot castle, which is far from finished. The Werners and their daughter Debbie were at the castle, and although we didn't purchase anything it was fascinating to talk to Debbie about the planning and building of the castle.
"I'm in here to say goodbye," Oliver says before he goes to daycare. Oliver came in and gave us a hug, what a sweet heart. When he left Hugh got really sad and got up to find William. "Mommy, Williams not here," he says with big alligator tears. Matt and I explained that he left earlier with Julie and we could leave them a note before we left. As we got ready to go, Hugh drew a picture of the boys and him in the back chasing the chickens. It ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking