Rutledge, Tennessee: Rock City Barn - See 7 States

Barn roof painted to advertise Rock City, which is about 150 miles southwest. Sign painter Clark Byers started in 1935 and eventually adorned 900 barns; most have since collapsed.
1941 Lee Hwy, Rutledge, TN
US Hwy 11W, 4 mi. east of Rutledge.
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"See Rock City" barns have dotted the southern landscape since 1935, inviting tourists to visit the tourist attraction on Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, TN. At the peak, there were over 900 barns. Today, there are only about 100 left.

This example is located on US-11W 4 miles northeast of Rutledge, TN in Grainger county.

[Marvin Goins, 01/02/2014]

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