November 22, 2020

October in Zepp

In mid-October we drove up Zepp Road, crossed the ridge and came down to the community of Zepp.  We circled back around through Star Tannery. It's a pretty drive and I think we've only done it once before. It was a pretty day and I took a lot of photos. Here we see the Cedar Creek Christian Church. 

The church was built in 1893, with additions constructed later. 

A large tree blocked my view of the tower. You can see it from the rear of the building if you look closely. 

Behind the church is a charming cemetery. 

I have some pictures of the farms around there and then we'll look at the scenic road over the ridge.

Zepp Road is a mountain road, so expect steep grades and sharp curves. I chose it because the autumn colors changed at the higher elevations before they did where we live. There are some beautiful views too, although not many places where you can pull off to enjoy them.

To the east you can see the Shenandoah Valley and the Massanutten Range. 

On this outing we made a side trip on Van Buren Road. I shared pictures from there on November 8



  1. Those white, wooden buildings are so distinctive. I have only been in your part of the world once - for about 10 days - but I remember those buildings.

    Hope all is well - Stewart M - Melbourne

  2. ...this was a trip that I would enjoy, thanks Linda for taking me along. I hope that you will have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

  3. Hello,
    Beautiful views and Autumn trees. I love the church and the cemetery scenes! Take care, enjoy your day! Have a great new week!

  4. Beauty all around you. How sweet to travel along, finding spots to stop and take some photos, and then share the trip with me here. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

  5. What a beautiful visit.
    I enjoyed seeing all of your photographs, the Autumn colours are wonderful.

    All the best Jan

  6. This would be a perfect trip for me. Beautiful views!


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