My Photographic Journey Around America


Old Salem Tavern

This is the Tavern in Old Salem, North Carolina. They serve wonderful traditional Moravian food there. To find out more, you can read my whole article on it HERE.



Inside Priddy’s General Store

My last post was of the exterior of Priddy’s General Store. This one is of the inside. Priddy’s is a real, honest-to-goodness old time General Store in Stokes County, North Carolina.


Priddy’s General Store

Priddy’s General Store has been around since 1888 just outside of the town of Danbury, North Carolina. It is a real local treasure. I was fortunate enough to see a live bluegrass show there last week. You can read about it HERE.


Whole Hog at the Skylight Inn

The whole hog style of barbecue of Eastern Carolina has never been my favorite. My visit to the Skylight Inn in Ayden, North Carolina changes all of that. This place was a real treat! You should check it out, or read my article about it HERE.


On the Beach in the Outer Banks

This was in January in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Not a soul in any direction. You should definitely consider taking your beach vacation in the off-season. I wrote an article about it and you can find it HERE.


Waves at Kill Devil Hills

It is always great to be at the beach. This is a view north at the Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills North Carolina.


Bodie Light

This is the beautiful Bodie Lighthouse on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I took the photo at dusk.


Halifax Tap Room

This was a recreated “ordinary”, a very basic tavern which would have served travelers in the early days of the country. It was really cool to see on my visit to Halifax, North Carolina. You can read all about my visit HERE


Nighttime at Edenton Light

This was the same day, same light as the last photo I published, but at night it was pretty cool as well. This is in Edenton, North Carolina.


Edenton Lighthouse

I have made it into the great state of North Carolina where I will be for the next month or so. This is the beautiful Edenton Lighthouse in Edenton, North Carolina. To follow my journey and see my new projects, come on over to


Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

I’ve actually posted a picture of this place before out in Weston, West Virginia. I think it is such a beautiful building but just the name gives me the creeps. Knowing it was still in use in 1995 makes it worse. I still haven’t been there when it was open, but I liked this picture in the snow and with clear skies.


The Greenbrier

This is the Greenbrier Hotel in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. It is a beautiful place and was also home to a secret underground bunker for the United States Congress until 1992. You can hear the full story on my podcast HERE.


McDowell County Courthouse

This is the McDowell County Courthouse in Welch, West Virginia. It is most famous as the site of the assassination of pro-union Matewan Chief of Police Sid Hatfield during the Mine Wars of the 1920s. Find out the whole story on my latest podcast found HERE or by searching for American Anthology on iTunes or Stitcher.



This is the mysterious Mothman of Point Pleasant, West Virginia. He terrorized the town for 13 months in 1966-67 until the Silver Bridge collapsed and then disappeared. Or did he? Find out the whole story on my latest podcast HERE  or by searching for American Anthology on iTunes or Stitcher.


Hog Trial Cabin

This is the “Hog Trial Cabin” in Pike County, Kentucky. It was the sight of a dispute between Randolph McCoy and Floyd Hatfield during the Hatfield and McCoy Feud. You can learn more about the feud in my new podcast found HERE or available soon on iTunes and Stitcher by searching for American Anthology.


The Golden Palace

This was inside the Golden Palace near Moundsville, West Virginia. It was quite a place!


My Turtle Friend

I met this little guy in Lost River State Park in West Virginia. He travels slow and lives in his home. I thought we had a lot in common.


Appalachian Glass

I had a wonderful visit recently to Appalachian Glass in Weston, West Virginia. I wrote an article on this wonderful artisan glass studio which you can read here.


Mail Pouch Tobacco

I do love Mail Pouch advertisements. I found this one in Grafton, West Virginia. Check out a nice collection of my Mail Pouch photos from West Virginia here


Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone, sorry I haven’t been around but I’ve had a lot of things on my plate lately. Here is a shot from Bramwell, West Virginia. You can read more about it in my blog post here