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 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. 

early fall
early fall

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. 

America’s Castle

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...

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