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Mount Airy, North Carolina – Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina – Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

By on Jun 25, 2012 in North Carolina |

Mount Airy, North Carolina is the birthplace of Andy Griffith and is thought to have been the inspiration behind Mayberry, the fictional town made popular in The Andy Griffith Show in the 1960s.

The town celebrates its fame with signs, recreations, and cardboard cut outs of Mr. Griffith throughout the town. There’s even a small Andy Griffith Museum & Collection that houses memorabilia from his life ans the television show. (Though, no photography is allowed in the museum.)

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith

Mount Airy, North Carolina - Home of Mayberry and Andy Griffith