Sunday, December 04, 2005

Mabry's Mill: Blue Ridge Parkway mp 176

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One of the most photogaphed scenic attractions in America, Mabry's Mill provides much more than just beautiful photographs.

Mill Race at Mabry's Mill

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Ed and Lizzy Mabry built their mill in the early 1900's and ground corn for their neighbors for almost 30 years. The mill was later restored, along with other interesting buildings, and today provides demonstrations ranging from a blacksmith's shop to moonshinnin'.

Mabry's Mill Blacksmith Shop

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Chateau Morrisette

The Chateau Morrisette is located near the Blue Ridge Parkway, a short distance from scenic Mabry's Mill.

Chateau Morrisette Restaurant

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The Restaurant at the 'Chateau' is a must for those how love excellent food, in a beautiful setting. The Chateau's Winery is located just next door and provides a fantastic outing for all wine lovers.