Archive for July, 2013

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a United States National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site that straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains, part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a division of the larger Appalachian Mountain chain. The border between Tennessee and North Carolina runs northeast to southwest through the centerline of the park. It is the most visited national park in the United States.

Here a  few photos I have taken within this magnificent park. I hope they inspire you to visit this beautiful place.

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Here is a photo I took of the Lorraine Motel which is now a part of the National Civil Rights Museum.  The Lorraine Motel at 450 Mulberry Street Memphis, Tennessee is where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

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This photo was taken in Memphis, Tennessee by me. Sun Records is a record label founded in Memphis, Tennessee, starting operations on March 27, 1952.
Founded by Sam Phillips, Sun Records was notable for discovering and first recording such influential musicians as Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash.

Amazing how such a little building turned out so many great artists and hits.

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