Saturday, December 28, 2013

Dolly Parton Trees

 If yawl did not know, Dolly Parton borned in Sevier County, Tennessee is one of our true treasures. As a small child she began singing and writing songs as a multi-talented lady she has written over 3,000 songs and sold around 100 million records. Not bad for a poor little girl from East Tennesee. 
 Dolly's talents includes being an actress, author and philanthropist. She created Dollywood, a theme park in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, to stimulate the tourism industry and create jobs in her community. The Imagination Library which she started promotes childhood literacy. Underneath the trees are the little books provided to children without any cost to them. 
 The Dolly Parton Trees are adorned with coats of many colors and guitars made by Sevier County High School and paper butterflies crafted by students at Carton's Chapel Elementary School in Sevierville. Album covers and photos of Dolly's career also featured on the trees.

The flag which is directly behind the Dolly trees is one of the many items that the previous first lady, Andrea Conte, commissioned to be done with material from parts of the mansion that were being updated when the Conservation Hall was being built. 
There are two Kitty Justice in this post. First, the Kitty Justice is that every state should have someone as talented and giving as our Dolly Parton and secondly, the real Kitty Justice is that we are into real recycling. 

2 comments:

Small City Scenes said...

Dolly Parton---one of my real favorites. Sweet Lady!
MB

Lady Di Tn said...

Yes she is a Tennessee treasure . If you have not red her book about her life,I would suggest you check out a copy. Peace