Tagged With "Virginia"

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Re: A visit to the Jack Daniel's distillery: Lynchburg, Tennessee

PortMoresby ·
Did you ever get your sip of No. 7, DrF?
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Re: A visit to the Jack Daniel's distillery: Lynchburg, Tennessee

DrFumblefinger ·
Indeed I did, PortMoresby! I'm not much of a hard liquor guy, but love the smoky smell of No. 7. Reminds me of the mellowing room at the distillery! And the golden color from those customized oak barrels is beautiful!
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Re: A visit to the Jack Daniel's distillery: Lynchburg, Tennessee

PHeymont ·
I've never been a serious whiskey fan, but the processes, as with wine, are fascinating!
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Re: A visit to the Jack Daniel's distillery: Lynchburg, Tennessee

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for the comment, PHeymont! I was surprised at what a quality craft the making of Jack Daniels is. The fine attention to all details -- form harvesting their own trees and making their own charcoal, to having their own oak barrels made from wood harvested near by -- key elements to producing a unique product. It was quite fascinating to me.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, January 28, 2014: Michie Tavern, Charlottesville, Virginia

PortMoresby ·
A beautiful and atmospheric photo, DrF.
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Re: Charlottesville, Virginia: Land of Presidents

GarryRF ·
I've spent many days exploring the early times of the Du Pont family around Delaware and Pennsylvania. Explore the old homes and gardens of the American chemical giants. Really fascinating. Chateau Country Route 52 passes thru Delaware’s Chateau Country. Many DuPont homes and estates are tucked away in the areas surrounding Greenville, Delaware and Centerville Delaware. Local residents have managed to preserve the rural character of Route 52 by controlling development. Twin Lakes Brewing...
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Re: June 23, 2016: Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

DrFumblefinger ·
I like this memorial, especially at night time, when the bronze figure of Jefferson really stands out against the light colored dome. Thanks, Ottoman!
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Re: St. Mary's in the Mountain, Virginia City, Nevada (Where Gumbo Was #225)

PortMoresby ·
I've driven right by it, twice. A lesson in paying more attention!
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day. September 11, 2013: Manassas National Battlefield, Virginia

DrFumblefinger ·
  The first major battle of the American Civil War occurred on July 21, 1861 about 30 miles east of Washington D.C. in the farm fields of Manassas, close to what’s now Washington Dulles airport.   It...
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Charlottesville, Virginia: Land of Presidents

DrFumblefinger ·
The region immediately around Charlottesville was home to three American Presidents – Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe and James Madison (the 3rd, 4th and 5th Presidents of the United States) – an impressive record for any city...
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A visit to the Jack Daniel's distillery: Lynchburg, Tennessee

DrFumblefinger ·
  One of the favorite travel destinations in south-central Tennessee is the  Jack Daniel’s distillery  situated in the small town of Lynchburg.  It’s about an hour and a half drive south of Nashville and an excellent...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, January 28, 2014: Michie Tavern, Charlottesville, Virginia

DrFumblefinger ·
Situated a few miles downhill from Thomas Jefferson's Monticello is Michie Tavern.Visiting Michie Tavern is like stepping back in time because of its colonial atmosphere and furnishings.  The above photo is of a desk in the Tavern, its setting...
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June 23, 2016: Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C.

Ottoman ·
If you ever visit Washington, D.C., make sure to visit this beautiful memorial dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, a complex 18th century man with a wide ranging impact on the very makeup of America itself.
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September, 3 2017 - Bristol TN/VA

Jonathan L ·
In Bristol, crossing the street can mean crossing the line: the border runs down the street! Jonathan L reports.
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July 13, 2017: Wild Horses, Virginia City, Nevada

Ottoman ·
Ottoman's first visit to Virginia City gave him an opportunity to experience something unique, an encounter with wild horses.
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St. Mary's in the Mountain, Virginia City, Nevada (Where Gumbo Was #225)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the lovely Roman Catholic Church of St. Mary's in the Mountains, situated in Virginia City, Nevada. Over 150 years old, it is a lovely building and should be on your "to do" list when visiting the Reno area.
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Rome may back out of quest for 2024 Olympics

PHeymont ·
Rome is a finalist for 2024, but the bid can't go ahead without the city government's support, and that may not be there.
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Sept. 24, 2018: Waddell Memorial Church, Rapidan, Virginia

George G. ·
George G visits a small historic and beautiful church in the town of Rapidan, Virginia.
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Steam Power Display, Somerset, Virginia

George G. ·
George G steps backs in time when he attends a fair wherein steam-powered machines are brought back to life. A lovely bit of Americana.
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Montpelier, Home of President Madison

George G. ·
George G shares details of a visit to Montpelier, the home of President James Madison and his spouse, Dolly Madison, in Orange County, Virginia.
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Staunton, Virginia Ramblings

George G. ·
George G wanders the streets of Staunton and shares some interesting photos and observations about this historic city.
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Mariners' Museum: Naval history in Newport News, VA

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a tour of the national maritime museum in Newport News VA
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Re: July 13, 2017: Wild Horses, Virginia City, Nevada

DrFumblefinger ·
Baby horses are just toooooo cute!
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Re: Steam Power Display, Somerset, Virginia

ek.mcintyre ·
Hello! I am the woman driving the Case engine third from the bottom! I would love a copy of it!
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