Old Fort Antique Mall, Wytheville, Virginia

Old Fort Antique Mall is located in western part of Virginia where I-81 and I-77 join at Wytheville.  Over 60 antique and collectible dealers with a wide variety of items, I always find  collectible buttons there. Just off  exit 77 and exit 80 on the north service road  [ East Lee Highway.] Open 10 am to 7 pm from Memorial …

Karin BarryOld Fort Antique Mall, Wytheville, Virginia

Appomattox Court House, Virginia

This was our second trip visiting Appomattox Court House, we  feel so serine when walking about the buildings.  Tom always visits the Grave of a young man Lafayette Meeks, who died at the beginning of the Civil War.  Meeks died on October 4 1861 at the Battle of Bull Run and Manassas, this  is the same date as Tom’s Birthday. …

Karin BarryAppomattox Court House, Virginia

“Octagon Hall” Franklin Ky.

If you Love Ghosts Stories and Haunted Places, you must visit Octagon Hall.  This house has been investigated by many reputable Ghost Hunters who have documented many apparitions  and disturbances. Octagon Hall was used heavily during the Civil War, Mr. Caldwell, a very active pro-Confederate, finished building the home in 1859 just prior to the Civil War.  His brother was …

Karin Barry“Octagon Hall” Franklin Ky.