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Homeplace 1850's Working Farm

Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, TN
"Represents a two-generation farm. Interpreters in period clothing going about their daily chores. Artifacts, restored historic structures, and traditional seasonal activities to step you back in time to relive history before the Civil War."
This really was a gorgeous area of Tennessee to see, what a great day. It was warm, but not too bad in the shade. Lots of critters, the crowds were slow ...nice walk about. This there a time era you do enjoy the most? Would you be able to cut it in olden days? A bath once a year, or was it a month? No toothbrush? Lots more physical demanding work? Dealing with your horses, chicken and pigs? (Some of you might have a farm any way, so this might be normal to you?) We were there Oct. 2019. Thanks for stopping by today. Hope you are well. Take Care! Be Well & Be Blessed!! Beth ( ;

Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden, KY

Apple Valley Hillbilly Garden & Toyland, 9351 US-68, Calvert City, KY "Take a walk through some wacky punny folk art sculptures!"
WHAT do you consider ART? To me personally I think it is not an easy one word answer, art is really a personal thing ...what do you love? What makes you happy? What makes you smile? Art truly is within the eye of the beholder ...what you might or might not love??! Hope that make sense. I really appreciate the quirky-ness of the whole site ...to myself and the hubby we really enjoy the "off the wall" sort of moments in life. Please do be sure you are going when you have the time to listen and enjoy. The tour guide (Mr. Keith Holt, he didn't actually say his name, ever? SO we are guessing here??! After doing a bit of research on the google, we did visit during Oct 2019.) will chat you through it all ...so many of the punny jokes will take some time to sink ...unless you are the sort of PUNNY person who can catch on quickly!! Yes, I…

Blowing Cave Mill, TN

Blowing Cave Mill, 171 Blowing Cave Rd, Sevierville, TN
Built 1870, It originally used a wooden wheel that was replaced with the present wheel in 1941. I hope if you visit that it will be open, maybe a store, gift shop, when we saw it it was Sept 2019 and the hubby wondered if they might make it a restaurant? They were working on it? So cool. I did do some research on "the google" to get that info. above ...dates and all??! Hope you are well, take care!! Be Well & Be Blessed!!! Beth ( ;

Harrisburg Covered Bridge, TN

Harrisburg Covered Bridge, Sevier County, TN. off US Highway 441. 
"400 yards south this bridge was built over the East Fork of the Little Pigeon River in 1875 by Elbert Stephenson Early, an area resident who owned Newport Mills. The bridge had deteriorated and its loss was threatened until it was restored in 1972 through the joint efforts of the Great Smokies Chapter and the Spencer Clack Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution." (plaque one)
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"The Harrisburg Covered Bridge, located in Sevier County, Tennessee, was built by Elbert Stephenson Early in 1875 and restored in 1972. That restoration was a joint effort through the Great Smokies Chapter of the Daughter's of the American Revolution along with the employees of the Sevier County Highway Department.
John Smelcer, Highway Superintendent, and the Sevier County Highway Department employees, along with the Sevier County Court received a federal grant and completely restored the structure as close …

Botany Bay, S.C.

Botany Bay Plantation Wildlife Management Area, 3,363 acre wildlife preserve located on Edisto Island, South Carolina. Bleak Hall Plantation at Botany Bay - 1840 outbuildings still remain - icehouse, shed and a smokehouse. Such a cool area of Edisto Island. Just so you know, even though we were visiting in late November ...those mosquitoes were jumping at the chance to eat some Virginian blood ...so be ready for that!! You can bike, walk, or drive around the island ...not sure how it is during the busy months, but for us when we did visit, late Nov 2019 ...it was pretty quiet. Go check out ... "Whaley's, 2801 Myrtle St." we went there for food, very good & the folks are super friendly. Thank you for stopping by. Hope you are well today. Take Care, Be Well & Be Blessed!! Beth ( ;