On the right side of Route 14 as you're headed out of Mathews County, at the bend in the road just before you get to Trinity Church, sits this old building which barely peeks to passersby from the trailer which stands directly in front of it.
I've always admired this place, especially when the wisteria vines (that appear to hold it up) come into bloom.
On recent trips out of the county, I happened to notice a bulldozer parked nearby, and I worried that perhaps someone was going to tear it down.
Given the laundry list of very legitimate worries I have on any given day, one might question why I'd worry about an old, decrepit building being torn down. The answer is
So one morning bright and early I pulled in and snapped these pictures.
Above the door, barely visible through the vines, is a Coca Cola sign that says James Forrest.
It's been a week since I took these, and so far it hasn't been torn down yet.
Hopefully that's one worry I can cross off my list. One down, sixteen thousand to go.
I hate to see these old buildings disappear, especially before I've had a chance to
Obviously, one way or another, sooner or later, this old place will come down.
Until then, I intend to admire her every chance I get.
Click here for a previous blog post which shows the wisteria vines in bloom on this structure.
In other news, the Chesapeake Bay household is gearing up for another hectic week which includes soccer games on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at home/the high school if anyone wants to come out and cheer the teams on.
Hope your week is a great one.