Rogersville’s Nostalgia Village

It takes a couple to raise a village.

Otis and Kathy Eldridge, who live outside of Rogersville, have spent several years assembling “Memory Lane,” a collection of buildings that represent an homage to the 1950s and 60s. Beginning with a country store, they have erected a Studebaker Diner, a Texaco station, a body shop, bowling alley, and much more.

Photo by Tom Raymond

Memory Lane is open to the public only once per year, and this year the date in May 24, from 10:00 AM until after dark. More info here.

Photo by Tom Raymond

One of the more unusual buildings is a Lustron House, and visitors can also see a Sputnik Sign.

Again–this place is only open to the public once a year–not on demand. Here’s the location:

This blog is part of a much larger website, also entitled Tennessee Guy, that contains travel and cultural information about Tennessee. Visit it here.

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