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Freedom Tour — Day 11

Freedom Tour — Day 11
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Munfordville is home to the largest Amish community in Kentucky. They make up about 10 percent of the population here. I took the photo above at an Amish-owned market. (Yes, I was dressed appropriately!)What was I doing in Munfordville yesterday? With a population of a whopping 1,518, it is the county seat of Hart County, […]

Freedom Tour — Day 11

Freedom Tour — Day 11

Munfordville is home to the largest Amish community in Kentucky. They make up about 10 percent of the population here. I took the photo above at an Amish-owned market. (Yes, I was dressed appropriately!)What was I doing in Munfordville yesterday? With a population of a whopping 1,518, it is the county seat of Hart County, […]

Freedom Tour — Day 10

Freedom Tour — Day 10

Yesterday I began my day at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.I was just in time for a backstage tour so I quickly purchased a ticket and joined the group. The tour began with a short film about the Opry’s history, which was entertaining and fascinating.I took many photos during the tour but I’ll leave you with […]

Freedom Tour — Day Nine

Freedom Tour — Day Nine

I had one and only one mission yesterday, Wednesday, June 8: To go to SiriusXM’s Elvis Radio station across the street from Graceland and meet one of the DJs, Jim Sykes, face to face, Why Jim Sykes? Because he is one of my warriors, all the way in Tennessee.Several months ago when I was still […]

Freedom Tour — Day Eight

Freedom Tour — Day Eight

Yesterday, June 7, was our last full day in Memphis. My sister Charlou, our lifelong friend Joanna and I went to the Port of Memphis for a two-hour cruise on the Mississippi River aboard the Island Queen.The Hernando De Soto Bridge is in the background behind the Riverboat. In 1519 De Soto, a Spanish explorer, was the […]

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

I began yesterday’s adventure with breakfast in the company of my cousins Cynthia Jackson Ragan (left) and Courtenay Jackson at the historic Capital Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. My maternal grandmother and their paternal grandfather were siblings whose father was Edwin Franklin Jackson (1878-1930), Some of you may remember the blog post I wrote about […]

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

I began yesterday’s adventure with breakfast in the company of my cousins Cynthia Jackson Ragan (left) and Courtenay Jackson at the historic Capital Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. My maternal grandmother and their paternal grandfather were siblings whose father was Edwin Franklin Jackson (1878-1930), Some of you may remember the blog post I wrote about […]

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

Freedom Tour — Day Seven

I began yesterday’s adventure with breakfast in the company of my cousins Cynthia Jackson Ragan (left) and Courtenay Jackson at the historic Capital Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas. My maternal grandmother and their paternal grandfather were siblings whose father was Edwin Franklin Jackson (1878-1930), Some of you may remember the blog post I wrote about […]

Freedom Tour — Day Six

Freedom Tour — Day Six

Yesterday, after leaving Edmond, Oklahoma, I went back on old Route 66 to Pop’s in Arcadia, Oklahoma, where I bought an orange cream soda for the road.  I couldn’t stay on Route 66 for long because it would soon curve to the north toward Chicago and I needed to head east to Little Rock. I took […]

Freedom Tour — Day Six

Freedom Tour — Day Six

Yesterday, after leaving Edmond, Oklahoma, I went back on old Route 66 to Pop’s in Arcadia, Oklahoma, where I bought an orange cream soda for the road.  I couldn’t stay on Route 66 for long because it would soon curve to the north toward Chicago and I needed to head east to Little Rock. I took […]