Gran’s Barn & Environs

barnsBarns, storage, birdhouse on Gran‘s remaining acreage around 2005.  Settled by her parents as part of the Homestead Act around the 1880’s.  At the time I took these photos, the buildings were more than a century old and still solid and in use — literally across the road from the Smoky Mountain Park boundary. The livestock was gone but root vegetables were still sheltered there for winter use.