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September 18 – Red Bay, AL (Chapter 3)

Wed. September 18 Approximately 36 miles NW of Red Bay we discovered an area that consists of several small towns that have an incredible impact on American music. The towns are: Muscle Shoals. The 2019 census states the population was 14,575.  Sheffield, located in the Shoals metropolitan area, had a population of 8,986 in 2019….

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September 10 – Red Bay, AL (Chapter 2)

Wed. September 10 We are always looking for interesting things to do in the areas we travel. On this day we jumped into the jeep and headed to Elvis Presley Birthplace in Tupelo, MS. Tupelo is a short 34 miles west if Red Bay. We were pleasantly surprised at this memorial established to Elvis’ early life….

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September 1 – Red Bay, AL (Chapter 1)

Wed, September 1 We arrived in Red Bay, AL, early afternoon after a drive through Memphis (a town we love), but were unable to stay due to the rains of Hurricane Ida). We waved as we passed through vowing to return on our next sojourn. With an hour left on our drive we passed through…

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August 25, 2021 – Eureka Aprings, AR

Sun, August 25 We continued our I40 trek eastward to the Ozark community of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, passing through Fort Smith, Fayetteville and Bentonville, home to WalMart. We visited the area in 2019 while in Branson, MO. We liked this area more than the commercialization of Branson and wanted to make it a stop on this…