Causby Tours #2Causby Parker - 9-25-14(Click on photos for larger view)
Coming into Alderson on Rt. #3, the Albert & Opal Jones home. Next, the "Turn off" to Flat Mountain Rd.
On site where former Copeland Chevrolet Garage once stood, (See Pictures by Tom Roush #3),now, stands the Alderson Senior Center, opened 11 years ago by The Monroe Co. Committee on Aging @ Lindside. They now have 5 sites opened . The Alderson site is operated by Site Mgr. Carol Wickline-Ayers. They serve 25-30 people once a day, 5 days a week. Not only do they serve lunch, but offer activities, crafts & games daily and live music & dance on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Coming on in toward Alderson's Main St., is Lobban Funeral Home. Owner , Karen Lobban, operated by Karen & children, Sarah & Charlie Lobban, III.
Alderson's Store Owned by Betty & John Alderson IV and operated by Betty & daughter, Sarah. This store was erected in 1930 after the old Grange Building burned. The manikins are in period clothing in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Memorial Bridge.
Next, is the former, Johnson & Gwinn Hardware Store, now owned by Luther & Judy Lewallen and, to the best of my knowledge, is currently, just being used for storage.
The former, Quillen Building, aka, Woodson/Mohler/Prince warehouse building. A Young couple, Travis & Brianna Barkley, who have 4 children, moved here from Pa.,( nearMorgantown, W.V. ), recently bought this and are currently living in and renovating it. Brianna, is a blacksmith. Her company name is Bombshell Ironworks CompanyArtistic Services, and she plans to have a gallery and shop (and her forge) on the first floor. Her family's living quarters will be on the second floor. Visit their site website on Face Book.
Next is the old Johnson & Gwinn Storage building, and where, next to it, once stood Greenbrier Milling (Open for business from 1901 to closing in 1976 and was burned down some years later), is now a couple of new Housing Facilities.
Welcome to The Causby Photo Tours. Causby Parker has set out to photograph places and buildings in Alderson and give some information about them. Some are the way we have always remembered, while some are not. There are links at the bottom of the page will take you to the previous tour and the next one. Please take time to comment. Causby is doing this out of passion for our little town. We hope you enjoy the Causby Photo Tours.