Super 8 Mt. Pleasant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... around the square also. One of them honors Rev William Stevenson, a 1815 pioneer Methodist preacher who is considered the one who brought Protestantism to this area, since it was still under Catholic influence from Spain at the time. He preached to Indians and Anglo-Americans. We found the Chamber of Commerce/Visitor's Center and picked up some information on the area.
Back outside, I spied the top of the courthouse, ...
... suspended in 1941 due to WWII, and resumed in 1946. It is one of the oldest annual festivals in the state. It is held the third weekend in Oct and is a smaller version of San Antonio's Fiesta. As we went through the museum, we learned that Johnnie Mathis was born in Gilmer. He left there when he was about 4 when his family moved to CA. Also born in Gilmer is Don Henley (founder and lead singer of The Eagles).
After Gilmer ...
... on the square and got coffee at the Sweet Pea Bistro - very cute antique store. I love the town squares that many small towns have, but we miss them if we drive on the big highways. Called cousin Betty S. but no answer.
Spent the night in a screened shelter ($25) at Lake Bob Sandlin State Park. I had no cell service but the nice park ranger lady let me use her phone to call ...
... slooooooowly slid backward on the hitch. It stopped a couple inches before it dropped off the hitch and onto the bed. Catastrophe averted. Pride and self-confidence significantly reduced. That was one of the worst feelings I've experienced.
Went out to get buzz cuts for me and Dean. He looks completely different! Had enormous burgers and way too many fries at Mt. Pleasant Burgers and Fries.
... on our way to Dallas now, it's so weird the sun sets at like 5pm here. When we got into Dallas there was an optional available but I didn't want to do it because it was a haunted house, so a few of us went to find pizza Jack has recommended it was 30 inches! But unfortunately they were closed and we didn't realise we were in the ghetto! It was pretty scary, but we found this nice cafe and made it safely back to the hotel. Missing everyone ...