Scenic Sunday #133: Brush Mountain

Brush Mountain, Cumberland Gap, Tennessee.  September 23, 2010.

This is my post for the Scenic Sunday meme, which shares beautiful scenes from around the world.  To see more Scenic Sunday posts, or to join and show your own pictures, click HERE.

In September, while visiting Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Betsy and I toured the Hensley Settlement.  The Hensley Settlement was established in 1904 by Sherman Hensley and was occupied until the establishment of the park in 1951.  I took this photo while walking along a fence-lined lane on top of Brush Mountain.

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17 Responses to “Scenic Sunday #133: Brush Mountain”

  1. Sylvia Kirkwood Says:

    What a lovely place, George! And particularly lovely because of the wonderful colors — green grass and blue skies!!! Beautiful capture! Hope you’ve had a great weekend!

    Sylvia

  2. Tricia Says:

    So pretty & colorful… nothing at all like outside right now! I just love those fences, too! =)

  3. Ginny Hartzler Says:

    How clear, beautiful, and peaceful! I expect to see a sheep come trotting past any minute. I wouuld love to just sit there with a drink.

  4. diane Says:

    Serene landscape. Like your new header.

  5. Mildred Says:

    Looks like it was a great day for sightseeing.

  6. Neal Says:

    Now that looks familiar. 🙂 That’a a beautiful place and I would love to volunteer and stay up there one summer.

  7. sartenada Says:

    Wow. I could spend all my day in this landscape. Very beautiful photo.

  8. luvsclassics Says:

    Hello, Happy Scenic Sunday,

    Beautiful landscape. One of the reasons that I like participating is I learn about the history of beautiful places. Thank-you for the history of Cumberland Gap National Historical park.

  9. Karin Says:

    Ahhhhh! That is a beautiful pastoral scene! Gives me hope that spring is coming and all this wonderful snow will melt to nourish a gorgeous meadow like that!

  10. bertN Says:

    I’d like to sit on the fence with a bottle of cold beer and enjoy the landscape.

  11. Happyone Says:

    It sure would be nice to walk along and see those colors right about now. I love when fences are made that way.

  12. Pam Says:

    Hi George, what a beautiful place to contemplate history.. like Robert Frost said in his poem ‘Mending Wall’ “‘Good fences make good neighbors’.

    hugs,
    Pam

  13. Ruth Hiebert Says:

    Right now I would love to spread a blanket on that grass and joy the scene.Great picture.
    Ruth

  14. Linnea Says:

    That is very scenic! It’s almost three dimensional. Great shot George. Thanks for stopping by at mine.

  15. Hilda Says:

    So similar yet so starkly different from Friday’s post! But both are equally beautiful!

  16. Rose Says:

    I hate to admit this, but I have never been up there…and I know I would love it. This is an especially nice view!

  17. Kathy Says:

    Well isn’t this a comforting photo — especially compared to what we’re looking at right now.

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