85 Years Ago: Andy Griffith was born in Mount Airy, North Carolina

 Happy 85th birthday, Andy Griffith! 

The very lovable Andy Griffith was born and raised in Mount Airy, North Carolina. If you ever get a chance to visit Mount Airy, you'll get to see how well loved Andy Griffith is in his hometown. In many ways, you will feel as if you are visiting the town of Mayberry. You will find tributes to the show wherever you go in town, especially downtown, where you will find cute little shops along with an original old diner called "Snappy Lunch", known for it's porkchop sandwiches. http://www.thesnappylunch.com/

You can find more of what there is to see and do in Mount Airy, NC here: http://www.visitmayberry.com/

Thank you to  for posting this video of YouTube - one of many great examples of why people love Andy Griffith's sense of humor!