Chicken Coop

Nestled in the woods north of Elmdale is this century-old limestone-block chicken house. A shallow ravine in front offers a pathway for groups of deer. Seven crossed the highway as we approached. One-by-one they gracefully leaped over a gate and dissapeared into the surrounding hills. The silo, posted yesterday, is just to the north. Also nearby is the foundation of what may have been the family home.

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  1. Ray A. Randolph

    Dave, you find such interesting sites.This is a prime example of the combination of photography and history. I wonder how old the two large trees are, and if they were there when the coop was built or planted afterward.

  2. cheryl

    Interesting question, Ray… which came first – the chicken coop or the tree?

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