Rain and Leaves at Philpott Lake

What a difference a few days makes. When I visited Philpott Lake earlier this week, the leaves were mostly still green. Driving around Martinsville-Henry County right now is a stunning visual feast so, despite a light rain, I went back. Here are the best of my shots (or, at least, my favorites):

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A Perch on Philpott Lake

There is a spot on Philpott Lake that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. It is a beautiful spot year round with a great view of the lake and the dam, benches for sitting, picnic grounds, trails, and a small museum in the visitor’s center.

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Reynolds Homestead Has Restarted Home Tours

It was just me and the tour guide, Beth Ford, and the house. We both wore masks, which are required, and I did not feel uncomfortable or unsafe in the slightest. They have two more dates posted to their Facebook Events page: October 18th and November 15th. This is a great tour for history buffs and photographers, so consider signing up if you have those dates free. 

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