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Clingman's Dome

Clingman's Dome
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By tlp333 (2008-05-04)
These photos were taken on May 2nd, 2008. It was an absolutely beautiful day for the 0.5 mile steep climb to the Clingman's Dome observation tower.

View From the Top
Clingman
Clingman
Clingman
Walkway to Observation Tower
Sign for Clingman

George Jones' House (former)

Back in 2006, I was out driving around Nashville looking at celebrity real estate. After going by Kix Brooks' house on Harpeth Ridge Drive, we ended up coming down Heathrow Blvd. and got stopped at this home behind a Gray Line "Homes of the Stars" tour bus. Since then, I had always wondered who lived there. When I was younger, my parents had taken me on the Gray Line tour and they purchased a book they sold with some photos of the homes on the tour. Once I dug that out of a drawer, it looked a lot like what appeared to be a former home of country music legend George Jones. Upon returning to Nashville on May 1st, 2008 (with the old Gray Line tour book in hand), I was finally able to confirm that this was the former mansion of the "Possum". I do not know the years he lived here. Williamson County records only go back until about the late 90's (at the time of this post) and I don't see his name or a trustee anywhere on record, so it was sometime before 1998, but that is all I know. It was sad to see that it had been ravaged by fire and the lawn was all grown up when I drove by and took the photo. The 2nd photo was taken on Sunday, September 28, 2008. The house had apparently been torn completely down since I was last there on May 1, 2008. I'm glad I got a final picture of it.

George Jones Former Mansion Destroyed
George Jones

Ben Folds' House

Ben Folds' House
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By tlp333 (2008-04-20)
This photo was taken on Sunday, November 16th, 2008, as I drove by his home.

Ben Folds

Tom Keifer's House

Tom Keifer's House
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By tlp333 (2008-04-01)
This photo was taken as I drove past his home on Sunday, November 16th, 2008.

Tom Keifer

Jerry Douglas' House

Jerry Douglas' House
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By tlp333 (2008-03-31)
This photo was taken as I drove by his home on Sunday, November 16th, 2008.

Jerry Douglas

Kassidy Osborn's House

Kassidy Osborn's House
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By tlp333 (2008-03-29)
This photo was taken on Saturday, November 15th, 2008, as I drove by her home.

Kassidy Osborn

Kelly Clarkson's House (former)

I took these photos as I drove by her home on Sunday, November 16th, 2008.

Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson

Space Needle

Space Needle
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By kjfitz (2008-01-26)
Taken on May 2nd, 2008 from a roadside stop in the Great Smokey Mountains National Park looking down over Gatlinburg.

Space Needle

Jan Howard's House

Jan Howard's House
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By tlp333 (2007-12-17)
These photos were taken on Saturday, November 15th, as I drove by her home.

Jan Howard
Jan Howard

Dottie West's House (former)

These photos were taken on Sunday, September 28, 2008, as I drove by her former home.

Dottie West
Dottie West