A Visit to Mayberry RFD – Mt. Airy, NC

Mayberry Cheese Mayberry Cheese[/caption] Growing up as a child I was a frequent watcher of the Andy Griffith Show.  The show was set in the fictional town of Mayberry, North Carolina though apparently all of the filming of the show actually took place in California at DesiLu studios. [caption id="attachment_591" align="aligncenter" width="259"]Andy Griffith Museum Andy Griffith Museum, Mt. Airy, NC – Statue of Andy and Opie (played by Ron Howard)[/caption] Andy Griffith actually grew up in Mt. Airy, NC and the ficitional town of Mayberry was loosely based on that town.  So, on a trip to North Carolina back in March 2012 , I made my way to Mt. Airy on the way back to Kentucky.  It was nostalgic and fun.  Here are a few shots from “Mayberry R.F.D.” [caption id="attachment_590" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Mt. Airy Directory Mt. Airy Directory[/caption] [caption id="attachment_595" align="aligncenter" width="199"]Don Knotts Don Knotts – “Barney Fife”[/caption] [caption id="attachment_588" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Sheriff Car Sheriff Car[/caption] [caption id="attachment_594" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Mayberry RFD - recreation of some of the show Mayberry RFD – recreation of some of the show[/caption] [caption id="attachment_597" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Floyd's Barber Shop - where Andy always got his haircuts Floyd’s Barber Shop – where Andy always got his haircuts[/caption] [caption id="attachment_596" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Snappy Lunch - home of the Pork Chop Sandwich Snappy Lunch – home of the Pork Chop Sandwich[/caption] [caption id="attachment_600" align="aligncenter" width="199"]Snappy Lunch Sign Snappy Lunch Sign[/caption] [caption id="attachment_598" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Making the Pork Chops Making the Pork Chops[/caption] [caption id="attachment_599" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Yummy Pork Chops Yummy Pork Chops[/caption] [caption id="attachment_589" align="aligncenter" width="300"]The Famous Snappy Lunch Pork Chop Sandwich The Famous Snappy Lunch Pork Chop Sandwich[/caption] [caption id="attachment_593" align="aligncenter" width="300"]Mayberry on Main Mayberry on Main[/caption]

Mt. Airy, NC

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