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Saturday, October 4, 2008

Golden Day

Well, It was a great day and I traveled many miles---my oldest and dearest friend picked me up and we went to Doe Valley to Hardrock Shoun Road and then we came back to town and to Pizza Palace for lunch. We then went to Rainbow (another settlement) - then thru Slemps Branch to Stouts Branch, thru Neva to Hwy 167 to Doeville and then we got on the big road (it's a two lane) - Hwy 67 to Elizabethton .

From there we went thru Butler to Watauga Lake - now we are in Carter County --to Fish Springs ,Carden's Bluff and Rat Branch on into Hampton. Then we were on the four lane into Elizabethton. That's the closest Wal Mart and we had to stop. We did some shopping and began to meander home.

The leaves are beginning to turn and the sun was shining which made for a very senic drive. I will let the pictures tell the story.





Watauga Dam

Cracker's Neck Neva
Tobacco Field
Doeville
Covered Bridge at Elizabethton . Built in 1882 it spans 134 foot across the Doe River.
Pea Vine Railroad
Valley Forge Tenessee
Doe Valley Proper
Also Doe Valley - I have walked many a mile along this road.
My beloved Kudzu
Veterans Momument obelisk in Elizabethton. Dedicated to both Union and Confederate Veterans from Carter County.
Carter County Courthouse
And that's it for today.

4 comments:

Sandra said...

Nice photos, Jenny, thanks for the tour.

Jim and Dee said...

Great trip in your area. Thanks for posting.

Joe and Sherri said...

Ellie and Dortha are in Tenn. now.
Gatlinburg to be exact. Is that close to you?

Joe and Sherri

Gypsy said...

I've been wondering what you're up to - nice to see you posting again and having fun.