• Wordless Wednesday

    Tour the home of Alvin and Grace York in Pall Mall, TN

    Welcome Kittens & Dawgs! I’m going through my archived photos.  In 2011, I shared with you that we visited the home of An American hero Sgt. Alvin C. York but I didn’t post any photos.   Perhaps I had intended to but then maybe not. Looking through my not-so-good pictures I figured that was the reason I never publicly displayed them but my thinking has changed. With that in mind, please walk through the home of Alvin and Grace York.   Alvin and Grace York were laid to rest not far from their home. Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Park is in Pall Mall, Tennessee. The fees are very reasonable…

  • Alphabe-Thursday

    An American Hero – Sgt. Alvin C. York

    Sergeant York A is for America, the country I call home…the freedom I cherish…the beauty of her land…the place I love. A is for Americana, our way of life…the history we hold dear…our industry and homes…the pride that we feel. A is for an American, a citizen of the United States, a native of America. Today, I want to tell you about an American hero, Sergeant Alvin C. York.  Have you heard of him?  Unless you’re a history buff or someone who’s old enough to remember him, then chances are you haven’t.  Sgt. York is the greatest hero of World War I and he was from Tennessee. York was born December 13, 1887, the…