Alpen Acres Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Blowing Rock
... British physician, comes to the Colony of Carolina to study the dreaded disease smallpox, bringing his wife, Martha, and their teenage son, Jack.In May of 1771, a band of North Carolina colonists who call themselves “Regulators” take up arms against the British authorities and Governor William Tryon. After being soundly defeated at the Battle of Alamance Creek, the band of ragtag rebels and their families are forced to ...
- Bethel Baptist Church puts on a Bethel Blast every 4th of July. They furnish pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, rolls, bottled water, soda, various desserts and watermelon. Local bands play in the big tent and fireworks at dark thirty. All this is free! ...
- It is amazing that this town has a 4th of July parade every year with the most simple of floats and entries and the whole town turns out and appreciates it as much as a Macy's parade. You can certainly feel the American pride and patriotism in this town.
- After the parade free watermelon and cake (made by the local bakery) are served on the lawn of the Jones ...
... to the size of Monticello.
We had heard that there was an aboriginal art gallery in Charlottesville and thought this very unusual. The gallery is part of the University of Virginia called the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection. There were about thirty different pieces on display providing a diverse cross section of Aboriginal art and there are visiting artists and research facilities. The collection was a gift from an American businessman who had compiled one ...
... s a LOT of Butt Time! Hope you have enjoyed the Blog. We can now remember most of what we did. Lots of good memories, wish the weather had been more cooperative, wish we had seen more wildlife, but what we did find was a bunch of wonderful people. Please check back - as I get more pictures from Bill and Denny, I will incorporate them into the Blog. Thanks for my wonderful Traveling Buddy. Jane is still great to hang out with!!