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By Tammy Scarbrough
1 As we went for a drive through Tennessee, we were amazed by what we saw. We drove through the eastern part of the state and through the Great Smoky Mountains. At the top of the mountains, we stopped to look at all that was below us. A foggy haze lay over the valley, and it looked like it was filled with smoke.
2 As we drove down the road, it felt like we were back in the early 1800s. The barns looked like the same ones I had heard about from the time my great-great-grandpa was alive. There was an old-fashioned log home that looked like someone still lived there. We saw an old blacksmith shop, a church, and a working mill. The mill was used to grind corn into corn meal and wheat into flour. The mill was powered by the stream that was nearby. The water would run across a large paddle wheel, and the wheel would turn a large stone that would grind the corn or wheat into flour.
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