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Our Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains

Category: Village Square | Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2008 7:23 pm

We recently spent a few days driving through the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in our state. Here are a few of the veiws.

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toni wrote on Fri Oct 17, 2008 7:56 pm:

Gorgeous scenery, thanks for taking us on your trip.

I want that little house, love the tree limbs they used for the porch rail.


Droopy wrote on Fri Oct 17, 2008 8:35 pm:

Beautiful scenery, I really like the first photo. And the house. It looks doll-like.


eileen wrote on Fri Oct 17, 2008 10:36 pm:

Breathtaking scenery. The first photograph is really lovely. Does anyone actually live in that tiny house?


gardengater wrote on Fri Oct 17, 2008 11:09 pm:

This little cabin was the home of a couple named Beniger. The wife was a grower of flax and spun yarn and made cloth for their clothing. Her loom is still in the cabin along with a spinning wheel, butter churn, etc. She lived in the cabin until the Blue Ridge Parkway was being built in the 1940's, then went to live with her daughter because it was too noisy! What a rugged life. This place has been preserved by the state.
The photos don't really capture the colors as I had to take many of them out the car window. We also visited the mansion built by Moses Cone where the mountain arts are displayed, such as pottery, paintings, jewelry and knits. I get excited to remember it. Sorry I went on.


glendann wrote on Sat Oct 18, 2008 9:54 pm:

That is just magnificant scenery the colors are out of this world.The little cabin is so perfect in it little spot .I have always wanted to see the Blue Ridge Mountains .Thannk you for allowing me to go on your drive with Carol

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