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Saltville, Virginia

We had a fiberglass rally to go to Friday Oct 29 - Sunday Oct 29, 2017 ...if the hubby had not had to work we would have gotten there earlier. It was such a cold rainy rally. SO COLD!!! We stayed at Hungry Mother State Park, Virginia. If you are looking for a camping please do check that state park, We love it! Our rally host recommended going to "Museum Of The Middle Appalachians, Saltville, Virginia" was so full of Virginia history... not sure I have ever heard so much info about one area of Virginia. I know we are rich in history here in Virginia ...but there is just so many unique items about Saltville, VA that I truly did enjoy this museum. This area is know as: "The Salt Capital of the Confederacy", you can see Ice Age Mammals, artifacts, fossils, If you are an lover of history, the past, historical events, and just a love for learning ...please check this out!

Right down the road is Palmer Grist Mill a replica water powered grist mill. The hubby said let me take your picture... you may ask Beth, why are you showing 3 pics of you? See sometimes when my hubby gets the camera ...he takes so many shots of me and other views, I never know what he is doing, sometime I keep the camera just to take what I wish to take, I think he is done with the shots but NO he is picking on me, wouldn't it be the nice thing to say "HONEY, I am taking your picture, smile??!" At first I smile 'cause I know he is taking my picture, then I stop smiling and just give him the evil eye. LOL!! That flannel shirt was over another shirt, it was just so cold. I wish I had taken my rain boots, my sneakers got wet walking through that grass it was rainy off and now. Thank you for stopping by and enjoying my humor. Have a great day! Take care. Be Well & Be Blessed!! ( ;


eileeninmd said…
Hello, Beth! Your hubby took some cute photos of you. I love the mill.

Have a happy day and week ahead!
Ruth Hiebert said…
Cute pictures of you. I'm shivering, just thinking of the cold, damp time you had.
Rose said…
I would love to visit this place...and I think the pics of you are cute. I wear a flannel shirt as a jacket half the time in the fall an spring.
MarmePurl said…
Saltville has long been on my list of places to visit. I seriously need to get on with that
Fun to see photos of you!
Missy George said…
Looks like a fun place to visit..Love the grist mill..They are always in such pretty settings..Have a Merry Christmas..
Blogoratti said…
Looks like a nice place to visit, warm greetings!
Debbie said…
nice captures of husband does the same thing. flannel looks good on you!!

that's a pretty old mill in the background!!
Ida said…
Cool looking Mill & I love the Dinosaur stuff. - Wanted to wish you & your family a wonderful Christmas. Looking forward to blogging with you in 2018. God Bless.
Linda said…
I was at Hungry Mother State Park as a child. I recall that I did not like the name!
William Kendall said…
I would enjoy that museum.

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