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GE Refrigerator Meets Repairman

When Tom and I got back to Ohio, our GE refrigerator wasn’t working right.  We replaced the refrigerator in 2021, so it is practically new.  When we opened the door, no light came on and the water wasn’t working.  Fortunately, the cooling part worked just fine, and the light in the freezer was working. We …

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JR Hoe and Sons Iron Foundry

While Tom and I were at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, we had the opportunity to tour JR Hoe and Sons Iron Foundry.  Tom had been doing the Iron Furnace talk and was interested in finding out more about the iron heritage in Middlesboro.  Middlesboro was founded as an iron town, “The Pittsburgh of the …

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Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music Series

One of the things we have really enjoyed about living here is attending the Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music Series.  This is a series of free concerts held on Thursday nights in downtown Middlesboro.  We attended six of the ten concerts this year. The Levitt AMP Middlesboro Music Series has been held every summer since 2015.  …

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Montgomery Grocery Store

Montgomery Grocery Store is the closest grocery store to where Tom and I are living while we work at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.  Ranger Lucas told us about it on our first day of work so we stopped by there shortly after.  We have been back several times, but not usually for groceries. Montgomery …

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Middlesboro, Kentucky: Crater City

Middlesboro, Kentucky, is the largest town within an hour of where Tom and I are living this summer.  Fortunately, it has about 10,000 residents, so it has three grocery stores including a Walmart and a Kroger.  Although I consider 10,000 people to be a good-sized small city, Middlesboro has more of a village or small-town …

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