Pilot Mountain Fire

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Here are some photos from a recent trip to Pilot Mountain State Park. Hiking on some of the trails around the top of the mountain, you can clearly see the aftermath of the 2012 fire. The forest fire was a … Continue reading

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Poplar Ridge School

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This is the Poplar Ridge School building, located on Hoover Hill Road in Trinity. The two-room school had no electricity or indoor plumbing. It was built in 1879 and closed in 1952. My dad actually attended school there the last … Continue reading

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St. Paul’s Church

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This is St. Paul’s Methodist Episcopal Church in Randleman, which is maintained by the North Randolph Historical Society. According to the Randolph History Blog, it was opened as a museum in 1967 housing a small assortment of items from generations … Continue reading

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Guarding The Store

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Anytime I travel 64 west, I like to stop at RiverTrails near Mocksville. When I was through there recently, my friend Mike spotted this hawk perched in a tree on the far end of the parking lot. I was able … Continue reading

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Fork Creek Mill

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This is a neat little place tucked away below Seagrove in southern Randolph County. I took this photo back in 2010, a winter where we actually had a decent amount of snow. I had thought the owners were in the … Continue reading

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Downtown Department Stores

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I was downtown the other day paying my water bill, and I was forced to park further away in what was the old Eagle’s parking lot. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the sign was still on the back … Continue reading

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Covered Bridges of Randolph County

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The Pisgah Covered Bridge This is the last remaining covered bridge located on Pisgah Covered Bridge Road in the southwestern part of Randolph County. It was built in 1911, is 54 ft. long and spans the west fork of the … Continue reading

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Holiday Wreath

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Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas, and a safe and happy holiday season! ~MB Share on Facebook

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Table Still Life

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Here’s a shot I took while attending a re-enactment earlier this year at House in the Horseshoe. As a matter of fact, they’ll be having their Christmas open house this Saturday! ~MB Field Notes: Nikon D90, 18-200 mm VR f/3.5-5.6 … Continue reading

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Sunday Evening Sunset

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Went with some friends down to Uwharrie tonight, and before heading over to Eldorado Outpost for some din-din, we stopped to catch the sunset at King’s Mountain Point. This is a great spot on Badin Lake to view a sunset, … Continue reading

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