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Sep 18, 2014 - sept. 11/12 old stone fort jack daniels

Stayed two days here so we could take the jack daniels distillery tour. When we first arrived at the campground it just poured down rain and thunder. We just sat in the rv until it was over, our site looked like a pond! Next day we got to the distillery before it opened to get on the earliest tour. Took about 2 hrs, very interesting, but I'm not a fan of whiskey, we did get to sample a small sip of 3 diff, whiskeys they produced. The distillery was located here because of a cave spring they use in the making of the whiskey. Lots of tour...

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Apr 26, 2011 - Old Stone Fort, Tennesee

On our way to Kentucky, we stopped at the Monteagle Winery in Monteagle, TN. We had stopped there about 10 years ago and had fond memories of the place. We discovered the wine is still good and I was able to replace glasses I had broken over the years. The tasting room has a porch that is fully occupied by several families of barn swallows. They were flitting in and out of the porch. The owner said he wouldn't take down the nests and drive out the barn swallows because they would protect the building from lightening strikes. That was a new...

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Spring Sojourn 2011

Jan 18, 2010 - UpDATE: Old Stone Fort Archeological State Park, Manchester, Tennessee

(4,885) Old Stone Fort Archeological State Park Manchester, Tennessee. 70 miles south of Nashville. Weather: Cold / Sunny High 50’s Low 30’s January 18, 2010 Hello Family and very close Friends, Hello Sun!!! Man we are having a heat wave here in Middle Tennessee. Today the temps are in the 50’s and tonight the low will go down to the upper 30’s. Good improvement since we have arrived in the park. The compartment heater (1,500 watts) we use to augment the onboard central heating system is taking care of the chill at night. Actually, the...

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Jan 15, 2010 - UpDATE: Old Stone Fort Archeological State Park, Manchester, Tennessee

(4,816) Old Stone Fort Archeological State Park Manchester, Tennessee. 70 miles south of Nashville. Weather: Cold / Sunny High 50’s Low 30’s January 15, 2010 Hello Family and very close friends, Hope every one is enjoying the latest blast of warm air to hit our part of the state. After 2 nights of bone chilling temperatures we are supposed to have a night above freezing tonight. We are situated so deep in the woods here that we are having a hard time seeing the sun like folks are outside the park. So, maybe it will be above freezing...

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Jan 13, 2010 - Old Stone Fort Archeological State Park, Manchester, Tennessee

(4,789) Old Stone Fort Archeological State Park Manchester, Tennessee 70 miles south of Nashville. Weather: Cold / Sunny Highs in the 40’s Lows in the 20’s January 13, 2010 Hello Family and very close friends, We departed Maryville this morning feeling fine and hoping for warming air in Middle Tennessee. The Cougar loaded up with no problems and with great anticipation we left home base and got about 15 minutes down the road and suddenly we realized we forgot a very important item ….The TV!!! Turned around and wasted about 30 minutes...

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