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 Ranch Homes/ Rambler A Ranch Style home is an American original. Originating in the 1920’s with the post war boom of the middle class, this architectural style home fused modernist ideas with the American Western period of wide open spaces to create a casual lifestyle. One story living with a long low pitch roof and deep overhanging eaves. The roof line was primarily cross gabled, single gable or hip. The home itself was either rectangular, L or U Shaped. Many had an attached garage, others none at all. The floor plan was simple with the living area separate from the bedrooms. Often times a sliding glass door leads to a patio and feature large glass windows. The exterior materials used where typically locally sourced and mixed such as stucco, brick, wood or stone. By the 1950’s, nine in every 10 homes built were a Ranch or Rambler style. By the late 20th Century the Ranch style home began to wane and Neo-Eclectic homes became the rage with their combination of the Cape Cod, Mission, T

Eat: Medical Center Pharmacy Rogersville, TN




 All the years I have spent visiting my Pap Paw's hometown I have never eaten at this prize. My mom had never eaten here either. We wondered why and the response iwas "They are only opened until 3." 
Keep this in mind if you ever wonder off the beaten path in Tennessee and find this dive.

Located at 900 W. Main Street, this small town pharmacy is more than just a place to fill your prescriptions. You can still sit at the counter and order your lunch here. We tried the grilled cheese with tomatoes. Perfect. We also tried the bacon cheeseburger which is yummy, greasy and just what counter food should be. Don't forget the chocolate milkshake either but do make sure you remember they close down the grill ten till 3 or you will get shut out. 


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