An old fashion candy store in downtown Mt. Airy. Mt. Airy is famous for filming the tv series, The Andy Griffith Show. This candy store is named after one of the main characters from the show, Opie.
The historical Grove Park Inn was built in 1912 and opened for operation in 1913. The Grove Park in was built in the Arts and Crafts style and was a treat to see in person.
The town clock of Spartanburg located in Morgan Square with the flags waving behind it. Built in the late 1870s it was once part of the old Opera House located in the same square.
One group’s topiaries display was a giant tiger for the S.C Festival of Flowers. This group didn’t use as many flowers as other groups, but their display was quite large.
A memorial for all the World War II Veterans of Chatham County. Down on River Street a fitting tribute for those who served.
The American Flag dances gracefully in the wind with the Georgia State Flag below. It’s always nice to see Old Glory display herself beautifully.
The American Flag blows in the cool breeze on top of Brasstown Bald. The highest point in Georgia has never seen temperatures above 84 degrees and today was no exception as we experienced a cool 60 degrees.
On top of Brasstown Bald at 4,784 feet sits the visitor’s center. You can hike or pay a small fee to take a shuttle up here. You can also see the Ranger’s lookout tower were they keep a look out for forest fires.
At Stone Mountain State Park you will see the American Flag, Georgia State Flag, and Battle Flags of the Confederacy flying high. Jefferson Davis, General Robert E. Lee, and General Stonewall Jackson are carved into the world’s largest piece of exposed granite.
A monument is erected in the downtown area of Duluth, to recognize all those who serve the public sector. Veterans, soliders, police, firemen, and paramedics alike. The evening light captures the beauty of this monument.
A strong breeze flys the American and Georgia State Flags out at the Georgia Veteran’s State Park. The grey clouds in the background provide a nice contrast for the flags.
A monument set up for the Vietnam Veterans at the Georgia Veteran’s State Park. With the flags flying high in the background it is a quiet tribute to those who sacrificed so much.
A Chick-fil-A Dwarf House Restaurant. Chick-fil-A is well known for being closed on Sundays, which always seems to be the one day you start to crave it. On our travels through Georgia we stopped here. At the Dwarf House you can order from an extensive menu at a table.
Walking around downtown the golden dome atop the aptly named, Domed Building, is hard to miss. A beautiful hot spring afternoon provided a way for us to sweat out our lunch.
The inner bar located on the first floor of Downtown Grill and Brewery. The inner bar is a true bar, in that there are no t.v.’s for the patrons to watch; meaning they must, GASP, talk to each other. The t.v.’s on top service the patrons on the upper level of the brewery.
Carolyn takes in the scenery at Bean Station Overlook near Tazewell, TN. Cherokee Lake can be seen in the background. The flag is up in a Veteran’s memorial.
The clock that tops the Courthouse in the town square. You can notice the craftsmanship and detail that went into constructing to top of the courthouse. The American and Tennessee State Flag flank the building to the left.
A barn painted with an American Flag out in the country somewhere between Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN.
The entrance to the Holland House Bar And Refuge in Nashville, TN. Ant and I spent a glorious evening here and will be back again before we leave Nashville!
One of the government buildings downtown Montgomery, AL. A well landscaped garden exaggerates the entrance to this building.
The Capitol Building in downtown Montgomery, AL was home to the origins of the CSA, the Confederate States of America. Directly to my right while taking this photograph is Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was reverend for many years. Very interesting piece of ground.
the Jordan-Hare Stadium on the campus of Auburn University. Home of the Tigers!
a symbol of American pride hides on the side of this truck near Eufaula, AL
This flag, painted on the side of this abandoned truck, still stands proud and strong near Eufaula, AL
I wanted to be elevated for some photos of celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day at Callaghan’s in Mobile, AL. I was spotted by the excited woman in the center of the photo. FUN!
We found this amazing cuban food restaurant named Havana West Cafe after leaving the Naval Aviation Museum. GREAT food.
“…the F-14 Tomcat perhaps more than any other airplane symbolized naval aviation in the post-Vietnam War era.”
The Hangar One exhibit of the Naval Aviation Museum is an extremely impressive structure…wonderfully decorated.
The U.S.S. Enterprise Exhibit of the Naval Aviation museum has en extremely detailed model on display as well as other memorabilia available for viewing. Also, an historian is available all day and happy to inform guests and answer questions about the most decorated ship of World War II.
The Blue Angel jets hanging in the US Naval Aviation Museum closely portray their close proximity in a normal flight pattern during a show. At the US Naval Aviation Museum