our "smoky" mountains
heading to the barn at the ingalls homestead

visiting the ingalls homestead #1

Finally, I'm able to post about the Ingalls Homestead.  For a while there I thought that someone, somewhere didn't want me to post this.

Welcome sign

The prairie

Heading to the dugout house.


Let's go inside....

Dugout entrance

I can't imagine ever sweeping a dirt floor...Can you?

Sweeping the floor

I don't think it would be very easy to hang a picture on these walls.

Checking out the walls

The dugout house was small and I really couldn't picture myself living in one.  Maybe I'm a bit spoiled :)