Tag Archives: A. P. Carter

For the Love of Pocket Watches

The constant “tick-a-tick-a-tick-a-tick-a-tick” sounded quietly from the large, calloused hands of my grandfather.  Church was running long and I was getting quite squirmy.  As effective as a pacifier for a toddler, when he reached into his watch pocket and pulled … Continue reading

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A Trip to Carter Fold

From my house, we traveled up Highway 23 to Moccasin Gap, and turned off on the Bristol highway, traveling up to the little community of Hiltons.  From there, you crossed the railroad and got on the Mendota Road where you … Continue reading

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