The porch swings in front of each tent at Balls Creek Campground are the center pieces for family discussion and a meeting place for family and friends to get together.
“It's tradition for the porch swing to be one of the main pieces for families,” Sue Caldwell, one of the tenants, said. “They have been the main focus for many generations. It's great to see different family generations get together to sit and relax and talk about things.”
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