A dwelling in rural Alexander County, North Carolina looks abandoned
A tree leaning into the Catawba River, North Carolina appears to be too thirsty!
Colorful Azaleas blooming in North Carolina
Sunset at a farm in rural North Carolina
Roads, including the Linn Cove Viaduct, built along the mountains for traveling on the famed Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina
The Mile High Swinging Bridge, America’s highest suspension footbridge, was built to give visitors easy access to the breathtaking view from Grandfather Mountain’s Linville Peak in North Carolina. The 228-foot suspension bridge spans an 80-foot chasm at more than one mile in elevation.
The most scenic of still-water bodies on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Price Lake is a must-see if you are traveling the Parkway through North Carolina. It is situated with a view across the lake of Grandfather Mountain’s Galloway Peak.
A glimpse of the natural beauty of North Carolina
Clouds obscure a sunrise in Hickory, North Carolina
Alexander County in North Carolina is almost rural farmland and has many old farm structures. Here is an old barn that almost looks like soon-to-be firewood, very similar to what is stored there under an awning.
Rink Dam is located just 2.3 miles from Bethlehem, in Alexander County, in the state of North Carolina.
Considered by the North Carolina Department of Archives and History to possess the “finest Queen Anne interior styling in the entire state,” the Harper House of Hickory also has a restored landscape, including period gardens. Several notable families have occupied the Harper House. The Harper Family was the last of seven families to occupy the Shuler-Harper House, as some locals still refer to it.
The architecture of Corinth Reformed Church, Hickory, North Carolina is reminiscent of a fine European cathedral. The exterior of the building is of gray Georgia granite with Indiana limestone trim. The spire is of extruded and structural aluminum rising 164 ft. 6 in. from the terrace floor at the entrance. The belfry below the spire is built up of carved and molded limestone tracery, giving a lacy and ethereal feeling to the church tower. The main entrance is of limestone having carvings similar to those found on French Gothic churches.
The bridge from Alexander County over Lake Hickory on Hwy 127 leads to Hickory in Catawba County, North Carolina. We will post this week some images of interesting sites from Catawba and adjoining Alexander counties.
Spring growth of flowers on a tree in North Carolina
The sun has set at Lake Hickory, North Carolina
The colors of sunset at Lake Hickory, North Carolina
Striking reflections at a pond at Players Ridge Golf Course, Hickory, North Carolina
Artistic reflections at Bass Lake, North Carolina
Dramatic clouds over Linn Cove Viaduct captured in monochrome on Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina