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Maggy's Place in downtown Elkin offers overnight stay access

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, In : Elkin History 
http://www.elkintribune.com/news/14704/maggies-place-preserves-local-railroad-history-provides-rest-in-downtown-elkin

This little gem on Main Street in Elkin was once the old E&A ticket office for the train that is no longer in existence. Today, you can stay overnight in downtown Elkin and experience a blast from the past in this cute and cozy VRBO rental.  The restoration look over a year and it is beautiful, inside and out. Read more about it in this local paper's article. 
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Love Letter to my Hometown, by Brook Seaford

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, In : Elkin residents make news 
https://sawdustandstone.com/2017/03/20/love-letter-to-my-hometown/

A touching letter from a hometown boy who hadn't been to Elkin in awhile...
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Great Article - Elkin the Next Great Trail Town

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Monday, February 1, 2016, In : Elkin Trails News 

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Budget Travel awards Elkin in top 10 America's Coolest Small Town for 2014

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Friday, February 20, 2015, In : Downtown Elkin 
http://www.budgettravel.com/feature/americas-coolest-small-towns-2014,26686/

2014 was a great year for Elkin as it made it into the top 10 Coolest Small Towns!
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Elkin in top 50 Small Town Downtowns in America!

Posted by Laura Gaylord c/o Town of Elkin on Friday, February 20, 2015, In : Downtown Elkin 
http://www.bestchoicereviews.org/50-best-small-town-downtowns-in-america/

Check out this link, and see where Elkin, North Carolina is ranked #40 in America for best small town downtowns in this 2015 report. 
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Before and After in downtown Elkin

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Tuesday, March 13, 2012, In : Downtown Elkin 
Do you remember how torn up our sidewalk was along N Bridge Street from the beautiful trees that were planted downtown years ago? Here is the BEFORE photo....
 

And here is the AFTER photo...I sure miss the trees, but this really looks so much nicer! Next comes new planters to add some of the greenery back to downtown...
 


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Have you seen these downtown???

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, January 8, 2012, In : Downtown Elkin 



    These are two quotes that have been placed on downtown buildings. Do you know where they can be found? Have you ever seen them before?  Did you know they existed?  Anne Gulley is the resident responsible for adding these throughout town, and if you are interested in having one posted on your building/window/wall of your business, she is ready, willing and able to help you out.  
    She got the idea from Kali McCullough, whom she met during our first Obscura Day in 2009. Kali had spent a y...

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Downtown Elkin Getting Ready for Christmas

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Thursday, November 24, 2011, In : Downtown Elkin 

Downtown Elkin decorates for the holidays and the local business are preparing for a window decorating contest.

Willows Interiors/Been Framed? Picture Framing have gorgeous trees lighting up their store front.

Lumini Bodyworks and Microspa looks like they were transported from the North Pole!

Plum's is beautiful with their white lights aglow...

Twenty One & Main has a fabulous tree that fills up the entire window!

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