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Homeplace 1850-LBL

Homeplace 1850s

(Grand Rivers KY to Dover TN) Another attraction at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area was a recreated homestead they called The Homeplace. Period buildings were moved from around the area to form a typical subsistence farm from the 1850s period. Volunteers, dressed for the times, demonstrate throughout the year with chores typical for […]

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Eagle Ranch Pistachios

Pistachio Groves

(La Luz NM) North of Alamogordo, I stopped at the Eagle Ranch Pistachio Groves for a tour. Heart of the Desert is the largest and oldest one in New Mexico. They have 85 acres with 12,000 trees, and also a vineyard of 24,000 vines with 7 grape varieties. Their products of nuts, cookies, candy, popcorn, […]

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