Leroy Gonzales

Leroy Gonzales, the self-appointed mayor of Golden, New Mexico gives free tours of his outdoor museum to the local history of gold-mining.  His roadside attraction near the southern end of Rt 14 (the Turquoise Trail) not far from Albuquerque, includes a mine shaft, a wall of pre-decent miner’s possessions, a cantina, John Wayne’s girlfriend, plus […]

Georgia “Miss Dixie” Corcoran

Just inside the front door of her house on 28th Street in Louisville, Kentucky, dozens of photographs of Georgia Corcoran’s six children, grandchildren, and extended family fill the living room cabinets and shelves. She’s affixed angels and roses to several of the picture frames, and on special occasions takes some of the portraits out to […]


Fall 2023 Update:  The barbershop/museum is closed and the empty building/lot is up for rent.   Long located in front of Billy Tripp’s Mindfield on Main Street in Brownsville, Anthony Turner has turned his working barbershop into an eclectic museum for the Mindfield, the Civil Rights Movement, Soul Music, Elvis, and, as the sign on […]