The Andy Griffith Show - 40 Acre Backlot Today

In 1976 the old 40 acre backlot was demolished when it was sold for development into an industrial park. It was on this lot where the outdoor set for Mayberr...

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Comment by Lloyd E. Puchek on October 3, 2014 at 11:25am

Yes, I agree, the Mayberry back lot as tourist attraction would have raked in millions without any doubt !! 

Comment by Dennis G. Fleming on June 28, 2014 at 5:26pm

Hi, Do you have this on you tube as sandhill crane?

Comment by Shorty Cox on March 26, 2014 at 9:44pm

Susan, I have thought that for years.  I suspect, the powers that be at the time did not realize what they had. 

Comment by Susan Plesha on March 25, 2014 at 11:22am

It is a shame they didn't save Mayberry as a tourist attraction.  It was America's hometown!  

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