Stonewall Jackson’s House – Lexington, Virgina

We love visiting Lexington Virgina, so many Civil War Sites. One of them is General Stonewall Jackson’s House and Grave Site, the man who became a Legend and undefeated General until his death during the civil war May 10th 1863.  The Home is a wonderful museum with so much history we seem to find ourselves drawn there more often than …

Karin BarryStonewall Jackson’s House – Lexington, Virgina

Merchants on Main Antique Mall, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Planning a Junking and Antiquing Trip!? Merchants on Main is a must visit: An Eclectic Shopping Experience of wonderful wares at Merchants on Main.  It is a collection of local retailers on Chattanooga’s South-side. Whether you’re interested in gifts, home décor, local pottery, antiques, new and used furniture, gourmet food, or gifts for any occasion, you can find it all here …

Karin BarryMerchants on Main Antique Mall, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Tryon, North Carolina, Old Mill Market Square Antique Mall

If you are planing a trip to the mountains, Tryon North Carolina would be a fun destination.   A quaint little town in the Appalachian Blue Ridge National Mountains area, there is lots to see and do from cabin lodging, camping, hiking, historical sites and Antiquing.  Fun for the whole family.   If you love Junking and Antiquing, Old Mill …

Karin BarryTryon, North Carolina, Old Mill Market Square Antique Mall

Petersburg Battlefield, Virgina

The Siege of Petersburg, the Longest Military Event of the Civil War.  It was here General Ulysses S. Grant cut off all of Petersburg’s supply lines ensuring the fall of Richmond on April 3, 1865.  The Appomattox Plantation at City Point served as Grants Headquarters located at the junction of the James and Appomattox Rivers.   Six days later General …

Karin BarryPetersburg Battlefield, Virgina

Antique Tobacco Barn

There is no place quite like the Antique Tobacco Barn in Asheville, North Carolina.  One of my Favorite Antique stores to visit, it is Huge with such a Variety of Items, from Furniture, Architectural Salvage, Collectibles, Glassware of all kinds.  It is part of the Biltmore Antiques District that includes 13 Antique Stores within a mile and a half from …

Karin BarryAntique Tobacco Barn

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.

“Highland Lake Inn & Resort”

Highland Lake Inn & Resort  Flat Rock, North Carolina Went to visit Highland Lake Resorts to check out area for renting cabins and cottages in the North Carolina Mountains. What a beautiful area and lots to do, Fishing, Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle-boats, Outdoor Pool, Tennis Courts and Bicycles. We enjoyed walking around and checking out their Herb Gardens.  The Herbs and …

Karin Barry“Highland Lake Inn & Resort”

“The Antique Store of Lexington”

This Antique Mall has lots of Furniture, Glassware, Old Tins and  Collectibles. We had a lot of fun shopping there, found some great treasures and of course plenty of items related to horse racing.   Click here to visit web site

Karin Barry“The Antique Store of Lexington”