Small Town America

We are from a small town (population 607), so we love and appreciate small towns and small town festivals.  While camping this past weekend, we drove though Martin, GA (population 311 based on what we could find out) and stumbled on their fall festival.  What a terrific event and we thought we would share a couple of pictures:

Normally, there is no traffic here, but the sides of Main Street were covered with parked cars. And traffic was slowed with non-car traffic.

Isn't this just picture perfect?


  1. Sagira on November 7, 2010 at 1:12 am

    I love finding things like this…how neat!

  2. Kit on November 5, 2010 at 9:30 pm

    I love Martin too!
    You were very close to us!

  3. Kari on November 3, 2010 at 8:47 pm

    Those remind me of the summer festival in my moms hometown 🙂


  4. The Luke on November 3, 2010 at 8:22 pm

    I love small towns and those festivals are BIG fun! The Mom says she misses those days…

    Fanks for sharin the pitchers! The Herd sure knows how to have fun wif the weekend campin trips and such!

    wif love from the Luke

    P.S. That is one HUGE sled!

  5. Samantha on November 3, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    I love it when we come across things like this, it is cool seeing events going on in other towns.

  6. Khyra on November 3, 2010 at 3:14 pm

    Well, that last pikhture would be more perfekht with some SIBES working!


  7. The OP Pack on November 3, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    The small towns always do the nicest things. Our Dad comes from a small rural town and they always have great fun and festive times. Those Big Dogs are beautiful.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

  8. Ryker on November 3, 2010 at 1:35 pm

    Very lovely. Someday we hope to move to a smaller town. Our town used to be small but has grown so much it feels like a big city now.

  9. moo & jack on November 3, 2010 at 1:01 pm

    Woo! those are some really really big pups!
    fabulous photo!

    jack & moo

  10. MAXMOM on November 3, 2010 at 12:37 pm

    How wonderful!!…really wonderful!!!
    I so wish I wasn’t living in the city.
    Sending lotsaluv

  11. Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo & Molly on November 3, 2010 at 10:19 am

    Great shots!! Are those Clydesdales?

    Happy Wednesday!
    Woofs and Kisses!
    The Fiesty Three

  12. KB on November 3, 2010 at 9:48 am

    My comment was supposed to say “not *that* small”!

  13. KB on November 3, 2010 at 9:47 am

    It looks like fun! Our town is small but not small! No dogs in this post? A travesty…

  14. Life With Dogs on November 3, 2010 at 8:40 am

    Wow! I thought our town was small at 3k. Love this – it’s a perfect little slice of small town America.

  15. Tucker and Daisy on November 3, 2010 at 8:19 am

    Hi Herd

    How big were those big dogs? Our Mom is trying to decide what breed they are.

    Tucker and Daisy

  16. Houndstooth on November 3, 2010 at 7:04 am

    It’s what I love about living in our small town! Every year our town festival has the best parade. And yes, we do occasionally see horses just being ridden down the street. That picture is great!

  17. Wild Dingo on November 3, 2010 at 4:36 am

    yes it is! I thought I lived in a small town now… really the villages here in CH are, um, well, let’s just say in MY town the main attraction is the post office. there’s a restaurant too somewhere but i can’t find it. but that’s it.

  18. Martha and Bailey on November 3, 2010 at 4:03 am

    Looks delightful. In the UK small towns often have Gala Days – usually in the summer months. They are always lots of fun.
    Beautiful horses!

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