Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in or just neat postcards

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Boone Dam TN

Boone Dam, when it was pristine shortly after its completion.
On the back:
It was mailed from Kingsport on July 1, 1964, to a couple in Albany NY.  “Having a wonderful trip”
Inscription on back:
BOONE DAM and LAKE, located in the Tri-City area of Bristol, Kingsport and Johnson City, Tenn,. is on the south fork of the Holston River in Sullivan and Washington Counties.  Completed December 5, 1953 at a cost of $27,285,000.00. Boone Dam is 160 feet high and 1, 532 feet long, just one of several such T.V.A. Dams throughout Tennessee.

Aerial Photography by Joyce L. Haynes

Published by Haynes Distributing Co., 2930 Fleetwood Ave., S.W., Roanoke, Va.
Plate #63780-B

Fairview United Methodist Church

We’ve passed by this church numerous times on the way to the Telford Flea and I’ve always admired the sturdiness of it.  It looks to be a bulwark against just about anything.  It’s on Hwy 81 at the intersection with Leesburg Road in Washington County TN.


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