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Twilight Challenge - My Town

Thursday, July 07, 2011

I have been out of town for the past couple of weeks so I am just now getting week one posted. I hope that is o.k.!!

Welcome to my town, Meadville, MS. Population 519. I have lived within a 10 mile radius of Meadville my whole life!! We are a small, close-knit town located in the Southwest corner of MS.


This is a picture of Main Street. Note our TWO redlights!


The Courthouse


The Toad House - A consignment shop where you can get local honey, homemade jelly, handmade items, etc.


Georgeanne's Deli and Gifts - Get a sandwich while you buy gifts from the bridal registry.


The Feed Meal - The ONLY place in town to get "real food". Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, corn, string beans, squash, yeast rolls, bread pudding . . . you get the idea! They are open Monday - Friday and Sunday 11:00 - 2:00 and just last week they started opening 5:30 - 8:30 on Thursday and Friday nights!! WooHoo!!!



We may be small, but we have TWO banks.



There is one school system for the county (Franklin County). The Jr. High and High school are located in Meadville.


We even have a hospital ~ which is where I worked for 17 years . . . until last year when I decided that I wanted to be a stay-at-home mom to our then 12 year old son.

O.K. . . so most of you have never heard of Meadville, MS; however, some of you may have heard of a town 30 miles West of here. . . Natchez, MS. Natchez is known for its Antebellum Homes. People come from all over the world to tour the homes during the Spring and Fall Pilgrimages.


Longwood - My favorite . . . it is octagonal


Dunleith


The Mighty Mississippi River during the flood earlier this year


And finally . . . MY HOUSE!! (photo taken on one of our rare snow days) We live next door to the Jr. High/High School so I can walk down to the track late in the evenings and get my exercise in!!

I hope you enjoyed a tour of MY TOWN.
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  • v FATHINSN
    Your town looks so lovely and peaceful. I like that the octagonal building, like something you can build from 3D jigsaw puzzle pieces, wish we have more interesting building structure like that instead of those fancy, modern, lifeless structures!

    And your houss during your rare snow days, I love it! Looks like the romantic wintery house ;D
    1785 days ago
  • v RUNNINGSUSHI
    Love the pictures! Such a cute, small town and the houses in Natchez are just stunning! Thanks for posting. emoticon
    1787 days ago
  • v MFLYNN8
    Very nice-your house is lovely!
    1787 days ago
  • v GEORGIAGIRL26
    Thanks for sharing the picts with us.
    The Toad House looks really cute.
    Do you go there often? Holly emoticon
    1787 days ago
  • v JONICACALDWELL
    Beautiful! I feel like I just visited!
    1787 days ago
  • v MOVIEWOMAN
    LOVE your town. How I wish I lived in a small town!! Your house is beautiful. The Longwood house is amazing. Thank you for sharing your hometown with us!! emoticon emoticon
    1787 days ago
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