Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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Paradise Inn 1940s and Today

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Inside Paradise Inn, 1940s

Inside Paradise Inn, 1940s

Paradise Inn in the 1940s looked similar to what it looks like today. One difference is that the large, wood floor is covered with carpet. Madora Dawkins says that Bem Dawkins (Jess Dawkins‘ father) put in that floor.

She says next time you’re up there, peak under the carpet. It’s still as beautiful as it was then.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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Today's Paradise Inn

Today’s Paradise Inn


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