Monday, July 10, 2017

Pickles Gap Troll

Yes, Pickles Gap is a real place. Located just outside of Conway, Arkansas, the Pickles Gap name comes from the legend of a German immigrant who was crossing the creek which runs alongside the shopping village when he accidentally overturned his wagon which was full of wooden barrels containing pickles. All of the barrels split apart on the rocks in the streambed. Pickles were found downstream for weeks afterwards and the creek smelled of pickle juice for longer than that.

Along with a motorcycle shop, a church and a few houses, there is a little outdoor shopping village with several interesting antique shops, a candy store which also sells jams and sauces, a cafĂ© that is open on weekends, a gun & knife shop and a print shop. Farm animals roam the grounds and you can buy feed for little trolls like Friar Tuck to feed the animals!

Antique shops

Th Pickin' Porch - guitars and musical
instruments of all kind

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