A Place Time Forgot
On the drive back from Memphis, we stopped in this little “town” where the buildings and fixtures dated back to the early 1900’s. Though many of the buildings were closed due to Covid, the courthouse has open for tours.
Standing in the main court room I could visualize the trial from To Kill a Mocking Bird. The judge’s bench was ominous and the jury seats uncomfortable. It was clear there was no expectation of a long trial in this court room, where everyone probably knew each other all too well.
Do you remember phones like this?
I laughed when I saw this phone. I can’t imagine what it must look like to a millenial or Gen Z. But there it sat in the hallway just outside the court room.
On the Road Again
If you enjoyed these photos be sure to check out images from some of my earlier travels.
Down on the street Nashville feels gritty and crowded but up high it is really cool
Built along the River there are some lovely views of the city.
The Vanderbilt's were rich. Well they still are, but in the late 1800's they were really rich. The young railroad magnet George saw the palaces of Europe and wanted one of his own. So he built one in Ashville North Carolina. More than 100 rooms built on thousands of...
Hiking in the hills outside of Ashville, North Carolina I found this twisted tree that seemed to have grown around and into the rocks