Wiregrass, and Dothan: Large And Small And PeanuttyMonday, May 09, 2011
Going to college at Troy, going to town (other than downtown Troy) meant either Montgomery or Dothan. Dothan's a nice place. It's home to the National Peanut Festival so it only makes sense that their civic art project was the peanut, thus in front of the Pig, the Piggly Wiggly peanut:
The world's smallest city block (seriously, it even has its own marker) is there:
Home of the South's best hotdogs at the Dixie Curb Market in Dothan:
...and this fab retro motel sign:
When we go on trips, we always like to find places that the boys can run around and have fun outside -- here in Dothan is Landmark Park which is *gorgeous*. We explored some of the old buildings like this old church:
On the grounds is a "1890's living history farm, complete with an old farmhouse, smokehouse, cane mill, syrup shed...a one-room schoolhouse, a drugstore and soda fountain, a country store or a turn-of-the-century church."