By Joanna Grey Talbot My visit to Mooresville, North Carolina, last weekend was filled with visits to great local businesses and a stroll down a beautiful Main Street. Yet, what stood out to me the most was a piece of the town's history, which is also a piece of our country's national history. Towards one … Continue reading Dr. Selma Burke
By Joanna Grey Talbot One of the things on my bucket list is to tour a dam and last weekend I had that opportunity. The Badin Volunteer Fire Department was celebrating their 100th anniversary and one of the many things offered throughout the day-long festival was tours of the Narrows Dam on the Yadkin River. … Continue reading Narrows Dam
Traveling to places new to me and meeting people will never get old. Having conversations with complete strangers who obviously love their community is quickly becoming one of my favorite parts about writing this blog. This week I traveled to the town of Concord. Founded in 1796 as the county seat of the newly formed Cabarrus … Continue reading Concord, North Carolina
I spend so much time searching for new stories in the world that sometimes I neglect to tell my own. Why do I travel? What do I love about it so much? It's simple, really. I have anxiety and I have found it to be one of the best ways to push myself out of … Continue reading Have Anxiety, Will Travel.
By Joanna Grey Talbot Historical battlefields always draw a unique type of history nerd and I happily admit to being one. We love to visit these places to pay our respects to those who fought so bravely, to ponder how life would be if the battle had ended differently, and to gain a greater sense … Continue reading Kings Mountain National Military Park