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MABRY MILL
Blue Ridge Parkway - Pg. 6
July 6, 2007

 

Another classic view seen whenever researching the Parkway is Mabry Mill. In fact, the info sign at the site says it is THE most photographed feature on the Parkway.



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I certainly took my fair share of pics here that's for sure. We really enjoyed ourselves because we arrived early enough in the morning before mom got too tired to do much walking.
Besides the gristmill, there are other buildings, farm tools and displays replicating life in rural Appalachia. You can see blacksmithing and spinning wheel demonstrations and take a walk along a nice path alongside the wooden flume used to help power the mill by catching runoff from nearby streams.
When mom got too tired of getting in and out the RV, she still could fill her eyes with views such as these afforded from the many pull offs alongside the road.
We liked how the signs at the stops gave us tidbits of info about the names of the views - like this one of Buffalo Mountain. This hump served as a familiar landmark to local residents and mothers would warn their children not to go far enough out so they couldn't see the "buffalo."
Price Lake was another favorite view. We enjoyed it from the shore all decked out in rhodos and I'm sure this canoeist enjoyed his own viewpoint from the middle of the lake.
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