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Welcome to
Walton's Mountain Country Store
 
The model for "The Garden Shed" 
on... The Waltons 

 

 Original site of 
Earl Hamners first printing press
for the Blue Ridge Chronicle Newspaper

 
Waltons Mountain Country Store,Earl Hamner, Waltons Mountain, The Shed on The Waltons,The Waltons, Walton Museum
Circa 1942

 
 
The Walton's Mountain Country Store was known as Walker’s Store
back in thee old days because it was operated by Willie Walker,
the son of Schuyler Walker head of one of the earliest families to settle inthe area who gave it the name of Schuyler.
 
For many years the store was vacant and seeking escape from that multitude of brothers and sisters as a teenager I used to hideout there for the solitude I needed in which to write.

©You Me and The Lamp Post Earl Hamner
 

 
 
 
Waltons Mountain Country Store, The Blue Ridge Chronicle, Waltons Mountain,Earl Hamner,Walton Museum
(click to enter)
 
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