Today we found ourselves in North Carolina again. First stop was a visit to the post office in Penland. This P.O. was established in 1879 and is still operating in the original building.
Postmistress Becky Davis greets customers at the window.
The original boxes are still in use.
We also paid a brief visit to the Penland School, a place dear to the hearts of craftspersons. If you've ever studied or taught at the school (I've done both), you will certainly recognize this vista: